Iran: Trade freedom

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 Iran

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 56
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 55
 Min - Max 41 - 79
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1996 to 2024. The average value for Iran during that period was 55 points with a minimum of 41 points in 2014 and a maximum of 79 points in 2004. The latest value from 2024 is 56 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Iran - Trade freedom - Recent values chart

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Iran - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1996-2024




The Trade Freedom index for Iran measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).

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