EghtesadOnline: A total of 383 cooperative projects worth 30 trillion rials ($113 million) were recently launched across the country.
EghtesadOnline: The coronavirus has hit hard at an estimated 2.8 million businesses and six million jobs in Iran, according to the director general of Policymaking and Job Department of the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.
EghtesadOnline: By Aug. 21, the Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organization will publish advertisements to screen 40,000 new employees for government entities, Jamshid Ansari, the head of the organization, says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s 34 stationery producers have created jobs for a total of 5,000 people, according to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Industries, Mines and Trade.
EghtesadOnline: The outbreak of coronavirus and its associated challenges have had a significant impact on Iranians in terms of labor force participation—the proportion of the adult population (ages 15 and above) who are employed or seeking jobs—employment and hours worked.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 391,280 people registered with private- and state-run employment agencies in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), of whom 89,515 managed to land a job.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 9,500 people received loans for home-based businesses in the first half of the current year (March 21-Sept. 22), which led to the creation of 16,500 new jobs, says Mahnaz Emamdadi, an official with the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare.
EghtesadOnline: One of the main objectives of the government in the next Iranian year (starting March 20, 2020) is to boost domestic production and employment.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian economy generated 321,000 jobs in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), indicating a 0.1% growth compared with the same period of last year, the Statistical Center of Iran announced in its latest report.
EghtesadOnline: The Money and Credit Council - a top financial decision-making body affiliated to the Central Bank of Iran - approved a decision Wednesday to raise the ceiling of loans allocated for renovating rural residential units and interest-free loans for job creation.