» The main income provider for
the area is the industry, represented by local companies
or by branches of companies from Cluj-Napoca or
Zalãu. Due to the general economic changes,
in the last 8 years these industrial units has unemployed
many people with relevant and varied experience
and qualifications (around 70% of the workforce
available in the town).
» The setting up of the Industrial
Park will create the needed infrastructure for developing
a business environment compatible with the needs
and possibilities of the private sector, circumstancest
that will contribute to new investments occurrence
and to new jobs for the unemployed, respectively.
» In the Sãlaj county
there is a number of 256856 inhibitants, surface
being 386438 ha, yelding a medium population density
of 66.5 inhibitants/sqkm, placing the Sãlaj
county on the last but one place in the North-West
region. As for the city of Jibou, one of the four
cities of the Zalãu county, have a total
surface of 6466 ha and a population of 12330 inhibitants,
with a medium population density of 190.7 inhibitants/sqkm.
From the total, 50.46 % are womens.
» In the year 1998 from a total
of 4224 enterprises (registered by comerce register,
form the Comerce and Industry Chamber of Sãlaj
county), 194 had their headoffice in Jibou. In 1999
their number rised to 236, in present being 247.
After the town has received the statute of defavoirized
area by Government Decision no.201/1999, with the
related fiscal facilities for the investors and
companies set-up in the area there was expected
a "explosion" of new-born enterprises,
this fact did not occured because of the poor developped
infrastructure. Most of the investments oriented
again to the city Zalãu. Still, the city
of Jibou develppped, some important investments
appeared, leading to rising the overall revenues
of the city.