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Definitions & Concepts

Charges paid and indirect taxes: all compulsory sums paid by the establishment to public agencies. Some examples are: municipality and establishment charges, and registration and licence issuance fees.

Employed members of households engaged in household industries:  people aged 6 and over, engaged in manufacturing activities at the household's residence through all or part of the year.

Establishment licence (agreement in principle):

 the primary permit issued for founding a manufacturing establishment.

Exploitation licence:  the permit granted to the manufacturing   unit   after   going    successfully through the test production, to be able  to  come into operation.

Hand-woven carpet cooperatives: the cooperatives engaged in production of different kinds of hand-woven carpets and similar products by providing such services as preparing

Industrial services: the contractual activities, minor repairs of buildings, machinery, office equipment and vehicles, as well as installation and putting products into operation.

Input value: the total value of primary materials, non-durable work tools and instruments used, fuel consumed, water and electricity purchased, material and parts used to establish or make capital assets plus the cost of industrial services.

Manufacturing cooperatives: cooperatives which take action in various areas of  industry according to the field of activity   mentioned in their statutes through making use of their members capitals, manpower and expertise.

Manufacturing establishment:  a certain place where an accumulation of capital and labour force are invested for manufacturing one or more products.

Manufacturing establishments productivity: proportion of value added to the number of establishments.

Non-industrial services: renting of buildings and machinery, communications, commercial insurances, etc.

Output value: the total value of products manufactured, gains against industrial services, changes in inventory of products under manufacturing, difference between sale value and purchase value of products sold without   any changes, value of capital assets manufactured by the establishment, the value of electricity and water produced and sold less the value of the non-sellable wastes of produced goods.

Private (cooperative): where the whole or more than 50% of its shares belongs to the members of the cooperative.

Private (non-cooperative): where the whole or more than 50% of its capitals belongs to persons.

Public: where over 50% of the capital belongs to the ministries, government agencies, Islamic Revolution institutions, municipalities, or other public sector bodies.

Receipts and payments for non-industrial services: receipts and payments of the establishments for services like renting of buildings and machinery, communications, telecom munications, transport, auditing, legal and educational services, commissioning, etc.

Value added of manufacturing activities: the output value less the input value.

Workforce productivity: proportion of value added to the number of workers.

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