Iran Mines & Mining Industries Summit
Iran possessing 68 types of non-oil minerals exploration, is one of the 12 mineral-richest countries in the world and by adding more than 55 billion tons of valuable mineral reserves as well as its rich oil and gas reserves, has attained a special platform in mineral reserves at global level.
Iran position in 2012, ranked: fifteen in crude steel production, ninth in iron ore, nineteenth in aluminum and twentieth in copper cathode.
IMIDRO aims to reach a production capacity of 55 million tons of steel, 800 thousand tons of copper cathodes, 1.5 million tons of aluminum, 5 tons of gold and 300 thousand tons of zinc in 2025.
Therefore, with regards to IMIDRO's support towards the investors and considering the features such as free access to international waters, energy availability, skilled manpower and experts, existence of domestic and regional consumer markets and being located in a strategic area of economic transactions, Iran leads to be one of the biggest destinations in the world for investment in mines and mining industries.