The transport sector is key to Iran’s post sanctions gold rush

Jonathan Moss and Nasim Bazari look at how Iran is a potentially dominant force in the transport sector.

Iran is rich in commodities to trade, low in debt, in need of rejuvenation and updating and in need of creation of jobs. But with a ready-to-work and vast population at working age its transport sector is ripe for growth.

In 2008, two years after the UN sanctions were introduced, approximately one million people worked in Iran’s transport industry and the sector accounted for nine per cent of Iran’s GDP. It is therefore a sector of great value and thus of great importance to Iran. Whilst focus on the Iranian economy tends to sway towards its oil and gas industry, the transport sector is often overlooked.

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Jonathan Moss

Partner - Head of Transport Sector

I act for international traders, charterers, shipowners, insurers and reinsurers, handling commercial disputes often concerning high profile, international incidents. I am ranked in three separate areas of practice in the leading, global legal directories.