EghtesadOnline: A total of $200 million in foreign investment were made in Maku Free Trade Zone’s production units since 2013 when President Hassan Rouhani first took office.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 1,185 production units in Iran’s industrial parks and estates were revived in the last Iranian year that ended on March 19, according to Asghar Masaheb, the deputy head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 3,960 production units became operational during the eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21) to register a 3.9% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period, according to the deputy minister of industries, mining and trade.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's ICT sector will become less dependent on imports and more self-reliant by 2021, thanks to the expansion of domestic production units, the industries minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian private sector production units are now allowed to swap their debts to state-run banks or state-based services companies with what they are owed by government medical centers, a top private sector representative announced.
EghtesadOnline: Of the 80,000 licensed production units in Iran, 68,000 or 85% are operating, a deputy minister of industries, mining and trade said.
EghtesadOnline: Data from Iran’s Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization show industrial estates across Iran have 33,012 production units, 7,875 of which (23.85%) have stopped operating and 11,807 units (35.7%) are operating below 50% capacity.
EghtesadOnline: "The recent increase in commodity prices in Iran has resulted from insufficient monitoring over production units."