Tehran, Prague determined to enhance trade

PRAGUE, May 16 (MNA) – Iran and the Czech Republic are determined to give a boost to their meager $50 million annual trade, the Iranian deputy commerce minister stated in Prague on Saturday.

Mehdi Ghazanfari told IRNA on the sidelines of a one-day seminar on introducing investment opportunities in the two countries, that the seminar focused on reviewing the ways to facilitate two-way trade. 

 

More than 70 Iranian and Czech tradespersons along with the Iranian deputy commerce minister and the Czech deputy minister of industry and trade attended the seminar.

 

Referring to his meetings with several officials of the Czech Republic, he said the two sides underlined the need for cooperation in the fields of energy, transportation, construction of power plants, tourism, environment, and joint ventures.

 

Iran exports mainly foodstuffs, dried fruits, herbal medicine, construction stones, and carpets to the Czech Republic, and imports chemicals, industrial machinery, components for pre-fabricated houses, and tools.

 

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