Plastic products main item exported to Iraq

April 22, 2019

TEHRAN- Iranian commercial attaché to Iraq named plastic products as the major goods Iran exports to its neighbor Iraq, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

Nasser Behzad also said that demands for these Iranian products is growing in the Iraqi market.

He has previously said: “Iraqis demand for Iranian goods has increased and as expected Iran’s non-oil exports to its western neighbor will go up in future thanks to the held exhibitions and effective marketing.”

Iran and Iraq are determined to boost their trade ties and to meet this target, many delegations from each side have been recently visited the other side.

Heading a high-ranking economic and political delegation, Iraqi Prime Minister Abdul Mahdi visited Iran on April 6 and 7. The visit came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s landmark visit to Iraq in March.

During their stay in Tehran, the Iraqi officials met their Iranian counterparts to discuss different areas of cooperation between the two neighbors.

In that visit, an Iran-Iraq business forum was also held at the place of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA).

The event was attended by several senior officials from both sides including Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi as well as Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, Iraqi Minister of Electricity Louay Al Khateeb, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Hashim Abdul Majid Jasim, Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani, Head of Basra Chamber of Commerce Majed Mozan, and Gholam-Hossein Shafeie, the chairman of ICCIMA, along with representatives of private companies.

During the business forum, the two sides called for further expansion of the trade ties between the two countries.

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