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Top 5 Iranian Industries in Attracting Investment

The most popular category was ‘base metal production’, for which 162 operation permits were issued and 38 trillion rials ($787 million) worth of investments were attracted, generating 5,204 jobs
A total of 4,637 operation permits were issued for industrial projects and about 77,370 jobs were created.A total of 4,637 operation permits were issued for industrial projects and about 77,370 jobs were created.
A total of about 224 trillion rials ($4.64 billion) worth of investments were attracted to different industrial sectors during the 10 months under review

The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has released a report, listing top Iranian industries in attracting investments.
The report, surveying statistics over the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2017-Jan. 20), also details the number of industrial permits issued during the period as well as the number of jobs created.
A total of 224 trillion rials ($4.64 billion) worth of investments were attracted to different industrial sectors during the 10 months.
Over the period, 4,637 operation permits were issued for industrial project and about 77,370 jobs were created.
According to the report, the sectors of 'base metals production', 'excavation of ferrous ores', 'production of chemicals', 'production of other non-ferrous ores' and 'foodstuff and drinkables' were the five most popular industrial areas to attract the highest amount of investments, the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad reported.

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