Identification and Prioritizing the Investment Opportunities in Chabahar Free Zone using Analytical Hierarchy

Armina Mirzadeh, Malek Hasan Pad, Habbibollah Salarzehi, Abdolaziz Abtin
2014 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Investment on one hand is one of the most important factors in economic growth and development in every country and on the other hand, investing is not a casual phenomenon, identification and prioritizing the investment opportunities in every country and region could improve the economic growth and development in addition to attracting the investors. Accordingly, the main aim of the present research is to identify and prioritize the investment opportunities in Chabahar Free Zone (CFZ) from the
more » ... one (CFZ) from the perspective of investment managers and experts and active investors in this zone based on four criteria "creation and foreign exchange earnings, attracting foreign investment and technology transfer, creating industrial linkage between industrial areas, penetration in foreign markets" using the analytic hierarchal process. To this end, after collecting data from 30 individuals of the study population and analyzing them using Expert Choice Software, findings show that the most important priorities of investment in CFZ are including infrastructure, industry, educational, agriculture, fisheries, tourism, service and business sectors respectively.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v4-i11/1314 fatcat:4qw5zkxljrcunmq3reqnwb2n7u