The first quarter of 2012 will be positive in terms of jobs created. Indeed, the number of projects made at the local level increased by 70% compared to the first quarter 2011, from 20 to 34 projects.
The amount of investment amount went up from 113.9 MTD to 152.3 MT, posting a growth of 33.7%.
The number of jobs also experienced an increase of 200% from 121 in the first quarter of 2011 to 363 positions of jobs created during the same period in 2012.
As for totally exporting projects, implementation has fallen for the three aggregates. The number of projects decreased by 50%, the amount of investment fell by 39.9% and employment has also declined by 17.6% between the first quarter of 2011 and that of the year 2012.