Iran's 'Productivity Plan' likely to lead to an increase in corrupt transactions


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Dr. Bijan Khajehpour

Managing Partner, Eurasian Nexus Partners, Vienna, Austria


Feb. 15, 2023

Bottom Line:

The recent decree entitled “Productivity Plan” issued by Iran's so-called Economic Coordination Council — consisting of President Ebrahim Raisi, Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baquer Qalibaf and judiciary head Mohseni Ejei — will pave the way for the continuation of corrupt transfers of ownership between the government and the semi-state sector, with some positive short-term impact on the government’s financial position.

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