Most economic activity is controlled by the state. Private sector activity is typically limited to small-scale workshops, farming, and services. Price controls, subsidies, and other rigidities weigh down the economy, undermining the potential for private-sector-led growth
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12.5% (2008 est.)
country comparison to the world: 138
12% (2007 est.)
note: data are according to the Iranian Government