The Islamic Republic of Iran is located in Western Asia. Iran comprises a land area of 1,648,195 sqkm and borders Armenia and Azerbaijan to the Northwest, the Caspian Sea to the North, Turkmenistan to the Northeast, Afghanistan and Pakistan to the East, the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to the South, as well as Turkey and Iraq to the West.
Iran is the 2nd economy in the Middle East and North Africa Regions. It is the world’s 2nd natural gas producer and is ranked 4th largest reserve of natural gas worldwide.
With 81 million inhabitants in 2016, mostly young urban highly-educated people, Iran is a promising country. Sciences and entrepreneurship are well developed among the population, and the economy benefits from a strong industrial basis, but focuses on diversification. From a macroeconomic perspective, Iran currently enjoys a growing economic trend, with subdued inflation, and a positive trade balance.
In 2016, Iran's imports from France amounted to €722m while exports accounted for €1.4bn. French companies from the oil industry, rail and shipping transport, and the financial sector are present in Iran.
In this context, Simon Associés entered into a strategic alliance agreement with International Law Office, based in Teheran.
International Law Office was established in 1979.
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