Economy, Domestic Economy

Industrial Permits Register Growth

Industrial Permits Register Growth Industrial Permits Register Growth

The Ministry of Industries, Mining, and Trade issued 13,974 permits for the establishment of industrial units during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2017, registering an increase of 16.9% compared to last year’s corresponding period. 
These permits created 315,829 jobs, indicating an 18.5% rise year-on-year, IRNA reported.  
In addition, the ministry issued 4,158 permits for industrial units to start operation during the nine-month period, indicating a 6.7% rise YOY. These permits created 68,171 jobs, registering a 19.2% increase YOY. 
According to Donya-e-Eqtesad analysis, food products and beverages, non-metallic minerals, rubber and plastic products, chemical materials and products, and metal and finished products, excluding machinery, were fields in which the largest number of permits was issued (2,145, 1,610, 1,354, 1,243 and 


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