EghtesadOnline: A total of 818,000 jobs were created in Iran during the first nine months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Dec. 21, 2017), indicating a 3.6% rise compared with last year’s similar period, the head of Statistical Center of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 533 permits were issued for mineral exploitation during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2017, creating 4,302 jobs, 76.6% more compared with last year’s corresponding period, the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade announced.
EghtesadOnline: As per the budget bill of the next fiscal year (starting March 21), the government will allocate a total of 3,270 trillion rials ($76 billion) to create more than 1.03 million jobs, the government spokesman said.
EghtesadOnline: Some 800 people have become unemployed following the recent earthquake in the western Iranian province, while the natural disaster has caused the indirect unemployment of 1,500 people, the head of Industries, Mining and Trade Organization of Kermanshah Province said.
EghtesadOnline: An average of 485,000 jobs were created every year during President Hassan Rouhani’s first term (Aug. 2013-17), the head of the Statistical Center of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers and subsequent sanction relief have provided better access to foreign goods, but few locals believe it has led to more jobs, a new poll shows.
EghtesadOnline: The industrial sector generates 32% of all jobs in Iran, a report by the Iranian Parliament’s Research Center said.
EghtesadOnline: Ali Asghar Mounesan, the new head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, has highlighted the role of tourism and handicrafts sector in boosting economic development and creating jobs.
EghtesadOnline: Iranians have been receiving a monthly cash subsidy payment of 450,000 rials ($12.4) since December 2010, which so far amounted to 2.63 trillion rials (over $68.6 billion).
EghtesadOnline: Promoting development and creating jobs in rural areas are top priorities of the government of President Hassan Rouhani, as a solution to impede the rural residents’ migration to cities and increase their contribution to economic growth.