(9258) is the total number of release certificates for the mechanic, metal, electronic, and agricultural products
The MOCI explained that the number of release certificates issued for the important goods which are the mechanic, metal, electronic, building, foodstuff, and agricultural products, through Q1 of the year 2017 has reached (9258), in compare with (8324) in 2016, with a rise of (8.5%)
The Department of Statistics in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said: The number of release certificates issued for vehicles and tires rose to (1315) in Q1 of this year, in compare with (88) in the past year. This is due to a new model of vehicles that was sold in the beginning of the year. Moreover, the number of release certificates issued for chemical makeup rose with (20.4%) in compare with the past year, this is due to the increase in demand, and that the companies imported more to cope with the market requirements.
Furthermore, the number of release certificates issued in the field of paintings when it comes to building materials rose to (64) in Q1 of this year, in compare with only (2) in the past year, this is due to adding this type of paintings to the specializations of the Directorate General for Standards and Metrology.