EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian auto parts manufacturers have recently signed a contract worth 12 trillion rials (over $100 million) with 32 local SMEs as part of a push to provide some relief to the country’s auto industries that have been hard-pressed by US sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian small- and medium-sized enterprises exported €1.3 billion worth of non-oil commodities during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22).
EghtesadOnline: Amid investor enthusiasm about monthly financial reports of listed companies, benchmark of the Tehran Stock Exchange soared more than 1.4% on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian small- and medium-sized enterprises exported goods worth $4 billion during the last Iranian year (March 2018-19), according to Deputy Industries Minister Mohsen Salehinia.
EghtesadOnline: Mohsen Salehinia, head of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization, says out of the 43,000 small and medium sized enterprises in industrial towns, 20% are facing recession, which means their production has come almost to a halt.
EghtesadOnline: About 25,000 tons of goods worth $16.2 million have been exported since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2018) by small- and medium-sized enterprises based in the industrial townships and industrial areas of the province, managing director of Markazi Province’s Townships Company said.
EghtesadOnline: In the first nine months of current fiscal to Dec.21, almost 1.4 trillion rials ($175 million) in guarantees was issued or extended by the SMEs Investment Guarantee Fund.
EghtesadOnline: Small- and medium-sized enterprises account for just over 10% of Iran's total exports, according to Managing Director of small Industries Investment Guarantee Fund Mohammad Hossein Moqeiseh.
EghtesadOnline: Director General of Iran Small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization Sadeq Najafi and South Korea’s Deputy Minister of SMEs and Startups Choi Su-gyu signed a memorandum of understanding on Aug. 31 for increasing cooperation on small and medium-sized enterprises, according to the official website of the Korean ministry, www.smba.go.kr.
EghtesadOnline: Ninety-six percent of the 88,000 licensed Iranian businesses are considered small- and medium-sized, a deputy minister of industries, mining and trade said.