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Iran’s modern banking industry

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Iranian pharmaceutical imports and exports

In our recently published whitepaper Pharmaceutical Industry Iran ILIA Corporation analyzed the current status, opportunities and threats that the industry is facing.  This post focuses on the imports and exports of the pharmaceutical industry in Iran, concluding in an outlook of the future. According to Iran customs, in 2014 pharmaceutical products from 61 countries with a […]

13.) Iranian Pharmaceutical companies experienced a solid previous fiscal year_1

Iranian Pharmaceutical companies experienced a solid previous fiscal year

Iranian stock listed pharmaceutical companies experienced a solid previous fiscal year and they managed to obtain satisfactory profits to please their shareholders during otherwise thundery days at the Tehran stock exchange. In our whitepaper Pharmaceutical Industry Iran – current status, opportunities and threats, we reported the average ratio of profits to sales of pharmaceutical companies […]

12.) 3rd Iran Automotive Industry International Conference – ILIA Corporation Report

3rd Iran Automotive Industry International Conference – ILIA Corporation Report

The 3rd Iran Automotive Industry International Conference was held on February 29 – March 1, 2016 at a time during which the industry and its key decision makers are looking to make a great leap forward, emphasizing once more on its strategic importance. This conference substantially differed to previous ones, particularly in two aspects: It […]

Key Players of the Iranian Automotive Industry

Key Players of the Iranian Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is considered as one of the most important manufacturing sectors of Iran and with total sales of 12 billion USD in 2014 it makes up for approximately 19% of the total industry, as well as for approximately 2.5% – 3% of Iran’s GDP. Iran’s automotive players can be divided into two main […]

The consulting landscape in Iran and how to find the right consultant for your business endeavors

The consulting landscape in Iran and how to find the right consultant for your business endeavors

Iranian Automotive Industry – Opportunities and Threats

Iranian Automotive Industry – Opportunities and Threats

Iran’s automotive industry is the second most active industry in the country, after the oil and gas industry. It employs more than 700,000 factory workers. Furthermore, Iran is the biggest car producer in the Middle East. It was the 11th biggest car producer in the world before the economic sanctions were imposed. The sanctions had […]

How to be a better entrepreneur in Iran?

How to be a better entrepreneur in Iran?

Dear Valued Reader, For our Farsi speaking blog followers, please check out this podcast on “How to be a better entrepreneur in Iran?” by Shenoto (the source for Iranian podcasts) and our Founding and Managing Partner Hossein Nabavi. It is part of a series created by Reza Ghiabi in collaboration with Shenoto. www.shenoto.com YOUR ILIA […]

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Dear Valued Reader, Please check out this interesting article by the ‘howwegettonext’ in which ILIA Corporation is mentioned. YOUR ILIA TEAM

How Germans deal with (Iranian) uncertainty

I want to start this blog entry by retelling a current encounter I had: Due to the fact that we have recently decided that a longer presence of mine than the usual fully packed 1 – 2 week business trip is appropriate at this moment in time, I had the pleasure to deal with the […]

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Germany-Iran Relations

ILIA Corporation has had the privilege of working together with several German clients in the past, and due to the recent political developments the number of projects has already increased substantially – we expect this trend to continue. Due to the fact that Germany is a key focus market of ours, I asked myself about […]

10 tips for better business in Iran

  10 tips for better business in Iran In the course of many conversations (1,000+) over the past eight years about the potential Iran bears and how to reap it in the most efficient way, many people have asked us if there are some key points that are most important when thinking about if and […]

ILIA Corporation - Strategic Cross-Border Partnerships

Strategic Cross-Border Partnerships

How to foster successful, strategic cross-border partnerships Successful cross-border partnerships are the backbone of thriving export ventures (for products and services alike). Even in our technologically advanced society today, they can be the distinguishing competitive advantage, just as they have been throughout human trade history. However, they require hard work and patience. In the following […]

Culture of Taarof

Culture of Taarof

Inevitably, when doing business with Iranian companies and individuals you will come across Taarof. But what exactly is that? Here per definition: Taarof is a Persian form of civility emphasizing both deference and social rank. Yes that makes sense, but what it is it really? Our team member Hoda Hosseinifar explained what Taarof is from […]

Iran Deal – what will happen next?

Iran Deal – what will happen next?

The moment that we have been waiting for, and working towards for the past seven years has finally arrived – the P5 + 1 (US, France, China, Germany, UK, Russia) and Iran struck a landmark deal that was announced on Tuesday 14.07.2015 in Vienna, Austria. But what does this mean? First of all the deal […]

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eghtesadonline Article

Dear Valued Reader, Please check out this interesting article by the ‘eghtesadonline’ in which ILIA Corporation is mentioned. YOUR ILIA TEAM

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Economist Article

Dear Valued Reader, Please check out this interesting article by the ‘Economist’ in which ILIA Corporation is mentioned. YOUR ILIA TEAM

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Wirtschaftsblatt Article

Dear Valued Reader, Please check out this interesting article by the ‘Handelsblatt’ based on an interview with our Managing and Founding Partner Hossein Nabavi. YOUR ILIA TEAM

Welcome to the new ILIA Corporation Blog

Dear Valued Reader, We are happy to announce the launch of our new ILIA Corporation blog. Throughout the next months and years it will be our mission to provide you with useful and interesting content in regards to Iran, its people, and the economy. The postings are aimed at everyone who is interested in this […]