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Iran among top seven precious metals producers in world

Tehran, Iran is among top seven precious metals producers in the world, as heeding the sector will help promote industry in the country.

Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Farshad Moqimi told a meeting on construction of a gold industrial township on Thursday that the industry will help bring in more foreign exchanges.

Establishment of the gold township will help develop the artindustry, he said, noting that efforts are underway to solve the problems faced by the producers.

The specialized meeting discussed reforming guild structure and solving customs and currency problems as well as arrangements for small and medium entrepreneurs to obtain industrial licenses.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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