Iran-Poland joint business forum held

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce says Polish investments will guarantee long term business relations between the two nations.

A Polish delegation consisting of 100 companies in various fields of economy visited their counterparts during the business forum which was held in Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, ICCIMA Public Relation Office reported.

During the meeting, Mohsen Jalalpour, President of ICCIMA highlighted the five century of political and economic relationship between the two countries and said, “we should benefit Poland`s experience to install free economy and expansion of trade with friendly countries. During these five hundred years our business trips and political missions have resulted in strengthening of our ties. When the past ICCIMA`s President Mr. Mohammad Nahavandian was in charge, two special delegations went to Poland to expand the economic relations and during these missions some major agreements were signed. Now concerning the last agreement between Iran and the 5+1 group all the ground will be ready to expand our relationships.”

Head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce mentioned the geographical position of Iran among 400 Million population market of region as an advantage for joint works in bilateral production and re-exporting goods; “despite our good political relationship our economic relation is not satisfying and 100 million dollar volume of trade between two countries will increase by re-exporting the goods to the neighboring countries.

“While the sanctions on Russia have forbidden the European goods, Iran can be a path and supplier of that market,” Jalalpour added. “Poland stood by Iran during the sanctions era and after lifting of all sanctions related to the banking sector, we will face a boom in our volume of trade.”

For his part, Janusz Piechociński, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Republic of Poland highlighted negotiations of two countries’ officials to enhance and pave the way for business and stated that “during the World War II, about 120,000 Polish refugees had been hosted by Iranians and now we are ready to compensate.”

“1500 polish companies are heading to Iran in next few months and direct flight from Warsaw to Tehran will start by middle of next year.”

“A group of 100 companies in various fields like oil and gas exploration, Energy, transportation, Health, machinery, automotive and agriculture are ready to ink agreements with their counterparts in order to boost ties with Persian companies. They are also looking for other potentials to be explored by exchanging information with the collaboration of both chambers,” Polish official concluded.



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