TEHRAN (Iran News) –Deputy Head of Iran Trade Promotion Organization on improving international businesses says that Iran’s trade center has started its work in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
Speaking in a conference on introducing services and capabilities of Iran’s trade centers in the Central Asia and Russia, Mr. Ahmad Reza Alaee said that the number of active trade centers of Iran is around 43, adding that these centers are not limited to the CIS states and this question is raised why the trade centers are on the rise and what they look for.
He then pointed to the government’s programs to develop exports of non-oil exports in 2026, adding that the government has defined the $75b export mark and if we comparing this figure with the figure in 2022, we see the figure is increasing with appropriate trend.
He noted that CIS states account for three-fourths of Iran’s $75b exports mark and share of these countries is more than 50%. He added that in order this goal to be materialized, they prepared the roadmap for developing trade and some of the important custodians of this issue are ministries of trade and agriculture.
Alaee added that one of the tools of Iran Trade Promotion Organization is to improve the trade relations by using the knowledge of commercial attaches, and for this reason the number of foreign attaches has reached 18 so far as the figure was only 2 last year, and almost in one and half years, the number has increased considerably and the organization is determined to increase the number of commercial attaches in the prioritized states, expressing hope the number of commercial attaches would increase by to by the yearend.
He also said that commercial attache is the representative of the country and guides the government in the field of trade.
Alaee also said that Iran’s trade center in Armenia has been activated and it has started its work, adding that the organization is to increase export incentives through these centers.
He said that the Trade Promotion Organization is determined to ease issuance of license for trade centers and to eliminate surplus formalities.
He reiterated that one of the tasks of these centers is to be active in the field of logistics and transportation.