Iran with 68 types of non-oil mineral exploration is one of the 12 mineral richest countries in the world. With more than 55 billion tons of valuable mineral deposits along with its oil and gas has a special place in mineral reserves of the world.
Iran position in 2012, ranked ﬁfteen in crude steel production, iron ore ninth grade, aluminum nineteenth 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 features such as free access to international waters, energy availability, skilled manpower and professionals, 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.