Vietnam eyes exporting rice, shrimp to Iran

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TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) – Vietnam intends to export rice and shrimp to Iran, and has voiced readiness to purchase fish powder, bone powder and meat from Iran.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Iran’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Hassan Salehi met with the head of Iran-Vietnam Trade Council to discuss the ways to expand bilateral trade cooperation in the area of agriculture.

During the meeting, Hassan Salehi elaborated on the actions taken to develop the relations between the two countries and voiced the readiness of Iran’s Fisheries Organization for cooperation with Vietnam. He also announced the Vietnamese’ cooperative activities in Qeshm and Bandar Abbas.

Salehi invited Vietnamese companies to participate in the international fisheries exhibition of Iran which was welcomed by them.

The head of Iran-Vietnam Trade Council referred to the establishment of an office in Qeshm, and announced their intention to purchase shrimp, Caviar and salmon eggs from Iran and build a factory for fish sauce production. He also called for removal of obstacles to banking transaction as well as rice and shrimp exports to Iran.  

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