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Foreign Investment Methods in Iran

In the project  financing, regarding  the type of  the  project  and  its  related  industry, financial  volume and  required time  for doing  project, conditions  of the  host  country  in terms of  political  and  economical  security and  existing  laws, sensitivity  of the  project  in  that country, there are  different types  of the  project  financing , in  general, as fallows:

In case of using the internal resources
1) The allocation of a part of the country total income
2) The allocation of a part the earnings derived from the export
In case of using the external resources
1)Loan Methods (of Borrowing)
-Receiving facilities from banks and foreign financial institutions such the World Bank and Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
- Financening such projectional financing like Finance,Usans and Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)
2)Non-Loan Methods (Investment)
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) including Acquisition or Purchasing, Constitution of the Firm Subsidiary Branch, Joint Venture, Production Participation,Profit Sharing, Time Participation.
- Foreign Indirect Investment (FII) including ``Civil Participation``,``Buy-Back`` and ``Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT).
At the ``Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPPA), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is admitted, in areas where the activity of the private sector , in terms of ``The Law of Implementing of General Politics of the principle (44) of the constitution.
Foreign Investment in all sectors within the framework of “Civil Participation”, “Buy-Back” and “Build-Operate-Transfer” (BOT) schemes where the return of capital and profits accrued is solely emanated from the economic performance of the project in which the investment is made, and such return of capital and profit shall not be dependent upon a guarantee by the Government or government companies and/or banks (Act 3 of FIPPA).