Economic features and Investment Potential

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Industry

Due to climatic and geographical conditions of the province, industrial activities have been booming since a long ago. The province’s productions such as pottery, ceramic, tiles and textile products have been proverbial. Considering rich mines, Yazd province has been one of the industrial provinces of the country and it is the sixth amongst the provinces of the country regarding different industrial and mining indices.

Some of these indices are:
  • Ranked first in the production of cashmere , upholstery , and carpet covering
  • Share of ceramics and tiles products       50 percent
  • Share of textile products                          27 percent
  • Share of steel billet production                15 percent

According to available statistics, active units in the province are over 3537 , with investment size of more than 61072 billion Rials and employment of over 87006 people and more than 800 different industrial products in different industrial fields.

There are also more than 1120 inchoate projects with more than 20 percent physical progress and predicted investment of over 48,000 billion Rials creating more than 42,000 job opportunities in the province.