Middle East Economic Survey
BUDGETS AND REVENUES
IMF Sees Favorable Outlook For Iranian Economy
During the first four years of Irans third five-year development plan (2000-01/2003-04) real GDP growth averaged 5.6%, according to a public information notice (PIN) issued by the IMF on 27 September, following Article IV consultations with Iran which concluded on 10 September. Macroeconomic indicators were favorable, with the external current account in surplus,...