Jan 2, 2019, 2:56 PM
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Economic activity positive despite enemies' pressures: Pres. Rouhani

Tehran, Jan 2, IRNA - Iran has had a trade surplus of $750m in non-oil exports in the past nine months and the economic activities in this period have been promising despite the enemies' pressures, said President Hassan Rouhani.

Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the president said that the trade surplus of non-oil exports at $ 750 million represents successful efforts of the private and public sectors.

According to the minister of petroleum, oil sales continue as expected, and some problems that exist are solvable and will be resolved soon, added the president.

President Rouhani, referring to the reports on employment, said, “The statistics show 623,000 new jobs were created in the fall of the current Iranian year and this is promising due to the conditions of our country.'

For the first time, net employment statistics has approximately reached 24 million, while at the beginning of the government, the number was 20 million and 600,000, and over the past years, a total of 3 million and 309,000 people have been added to the net employment, said the president.

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