TEHRAN (Iran News) –Head of Iran Trade Promotion Organization says trade agreements with countries like Indonesia, Pakistan and Turkey are underway and they are being revived and through reforming the ties, the country trade the forex with the least expense and highest speed.
Speaking on the 26th National Export Day ceremony, Alireza Payman-Pak talked about the current condition of broadening trade and measures for boosting the trade especially in the field of exports during the 13th government and noted that one of the important measures was to eradicate hurdles in way of trade especially removing some problematic policies for trade. He added that there were some problems for return of forex from exports but the country through some methods and solutions has resolved this problem and now forex earnings are returned to the country with the least expense and highest speed.
Payman-Pak then pointed to the programs of the Trade Promotion Organization and said that the organization has organized the presence of the delegations in international exhibitions like in Moscow and it had good achievements and the organization has some targeted plans for presence in the exhibitions.
He pointed to the programs for presence in new and emerging markets like Africa, Eurasia and Southeast Asia and added that since the beginning of the year, 40 trade delegations from Africa have visited Iran and next year 31 purchase managers from big Russian and Belarus companies are to visit Tehran for important agreements.
Payman-Pak went on to say that some actions have taken to remove monetary, banking and logistic hurdles in trade and said that some trade agreements like Eurasian agreement had been ignored in the past but during the current government have been implemented and it can create new markets for Iranian goods and trade agreements with other countries like Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey and other states are underway and being revived.
He noted that due to providing export infrastructure under the current government, exports last year rose 40% comparing to the preceding year and the exports have increased by 13% in the first half of the year comparing to the same period last year.
Payman-Pak added that currently Export Guarantee Fund of the country has agreements with 10 countries which can boost the trade and the guarantee could replace LCs.