Iran, Poland to boost bilateral trade ties

September 8, 2007 - 0:0

TEHRAN – Iran and Poland called for expansion of bilateral trade ties here on Friday.

Sakaravad Hunto, Polish deputy culture and national heritage minister, has expressed his government's readiness to invest in different sectors of Iran's economy.
Attending a meet with Iran’s Deputy Commerce Minister Mehdi Ghazanfari, he said that a delegation from Poland's Chamber of Commerce, accompanied with private sector, would pay a visit to Iran by the end of year to discuss trade and economic ties reinforcement.
Referring to Iran’s rich culture and cultural heritage, the Polish official said that the country is willing to facilitate bilateral trade relations.
He obliged the countries’ officials to do their best for paving the way for the promotion of imports, exports, and joint ventures.
Calling for Iran’s information and knowledge about agriculture, industry, and technical and engineering services, he announced that holding exhibitions of sides’ common market products and activating the private sector and the countries’ trade delegation would boost bilateral trade ties.
Ghazanfari, also the head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI), said that Polish investors could take part in Iran’s economic projects in line with enforcement of Article 44 of the Constitution.
He voiced Iranian engineers’ and expert’s readiness to transfer the related and information and guidance on Poland’s projects, adding a specialized gathering would make the two countries more familiar with trade potentials.
Shifting to allocation of facilities to the exporters, he said that country’s whether state-run or private banks will offer facilities to exporters.
Mehdi Ghazanfari added that the banks would do so by receiving a $50 million budget from Foreign Exchange Reserve Fund.