Indonesia eyes over $2bn trade with Iran

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TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Jamal Razzaghi, a member of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), and Indonesian Ambassador to Tehran Octaviano Alimuddin met in Tehran.

“Technology is an arena to have broader ties with Indonesia,” said Jamal Razzaghi, a member of Iran's Chamber of Commerce Industries Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), after his Wednesday meeting with Indonesian ambassador to Tehran.

The Iranian businessman highlighted the importance of Indonesia for Iranian traders as it is an OPEC state and called for improving trade volume of the two countries to more than 2 billion dollars a year.

“Having in mind the capacities of Indonesia, as a big producer of oil in Southeast Asia, the ground for exporting technical and engineering services to Indonesia’s energy sector is promising,” said the Iranian official of ICCIMA.

The Indonesian Ambassador to Tehran Octaviano Alimuddin in this meeting stressed on development of bilateral trade ties between the two countries and said that his country is willing to import dates from Iran.

Calling for introduction of Indonesia’s capabilities in marine products, mining, tropical fruit, and textile industries, Alimuddin also welcomed the exchange of investors between the two countries.

“A memorandum of understanding on the area of gas and oil will be signed between Iran and Indonesia and refinery products in addition to LPG export are the other objectives of Indonesia in following contracts with Iran,” articulated the Indonesian ambassador to Tehran.

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