Feb 9, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120203
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cooperatives of role expanding on intent iran morteza cooperatives, of minister iran's -- irna 9, .feb tehran, were cooperatives new 2,200 that announced evening sunday here haji, year iranian current the of months nine first the during registered by 2,660 surpass would number the that adding further ,(20 march ends) .end year the of 397 and 414 for account cooperatives consumers and farming industrial in formed were units 396 while respectively, total, the in active are balance the .housing in 206 and services in 341 sector, multi-purpose as function or fields financial and transportations .entities in day cooperatives the of occasion the on reporters to speaking invested been have billion 173 rls that added haji 10-day-dawn, the opportunities employment 35,311 for account which cooperatives the in .members registered 121,000 have and the during inaugurated be to expected cooperatives, new 460 some .added he people, 10,300 another employ would 10-day-dawn, number the revolution, islamic 1979 the of victory the to prior 27,239 to ballooned number the while 6,000 of shy was cooperatives of the in active cooperatives 45,000 presently are there .ago years six .units rural are which of 4,500 country, and imports in active be can cooperatives that out pointing and commerce the with agreements recent ''per stated haji exports, the bypass can unions cooperatives the ministries, jihad construction ''.goods needed their import directly to middleman 26 some consumers offer cooperatives surveys, to according .prices market to compared as savings percent to participation public promotes cooperatives of ministry the the that adding stated, haji cooperatives, regional major form economic the in role government's reduce to aims further ministry .units the by study under currently bank', 'cooperatives of formation liqiudity their with cooperative country's the help should government, .said minister the problems, 6,000 rls stipulates bill budget year new the of three note are which of percent 35 cooperatives, for credit of worth billion sector private the while cooperatives government-run to allocated .percent 65 remaining the receives making decision major of concentration for called minister the the of activities the governing policy uniform a form to processes .cooperatives various country's mr/jh end