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ICCIMA trade delegation arrives in Madrid

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – A 30-strong delegation of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) has landed in Madrid, Spain.

The Iranian delegation is being led by ICCIMA Head Gholamhossein Shafei and comprises private sector activists in areas of agriculture, food industries, tourism, banking, mine, petrochemical, construction and renewable energies.

In the visit to the European country, Shafei is being accompanied by Mohammadreza Karbasi, ICCIMA Deputy Head, as well as head of president of Iran-Spain Joint Chamber of Commerce.

ICCIMA Head Shafei is slated to attend meetings with trade authorities of Spain including Jaime García-Legaz, Head of State Institute of Granting Financial Credits in Spain Foreign Trade, and Director General of Spanish Finance Ministry’s Commercial International Investors, Joss Luis Kaiser.

The Iranian delegation was warmly received by Spanish companies and agreements are expected to be inked to provide grounds for reinvigoration of joint cooperation between the two sides.

Iran-Spain bilateral trade stood at over $1.4 billion in 2016 with Iranian exports accounting for around $999 million of the sum. Crude oil made up close to $800 million of Iran’s exports to Spain over the period.

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