EghtesadOnline: A total of 1,535 small- and medium-sized enterprises and projects with a progress of over 60% received an aggregated of 39,000 billion rials ($140 million) in loans during the first half of the current fiscal year (March 20—Sept. 21).
EghtesadOnline: A total of 545 small- and medium-sized enterprises were revived during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21).
EghtesadOnline: Small and medium-sized enterprises based in industrial parks across the country exported an estimated $1.5 billion worth of products from the beginning of the current Iranian fiscal year (started in March) to early October -- an increase of $450 million, or 43.27%, compared to last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: Over 4.49 million people were employed in manufacturing enterprises, accounting for 18.9% of the total employed population—the biggest share among nine job groups defined by the Statistical Center of Iran.