Iran-Uzbekistan trade expected to hit $2 billion

Mohammad Reza Karbasi, the deputy for international affairs of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA), has expressed hope that trade between Iran and Uzbekistan will reach $2 billion by the end of 2022.

15 November 2021
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Mohammad Reza Karbasi, the deputy for international affairs of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA), has expressed hope that trade between Iran and Uzbekistan will reach $2 billion by the end of 2022.

A meeting of Iranian economic activists and a visiting delegation of Uzbek businesspersons in Tehran, Iran November 13, 2021.

Mohammad Reza Karbasi, the deputy for international affairs of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA), has expressed hope that trade between Iran and Uzbekistan will reach $2 billion by the end of 2022.

Karbasi was speaking during a meeting in Tehran between Iranian economic activists and a visiting delegation of Uzbek businesspersons.

The Uzbek delegation to Iran composed of traders of food, agricultural, livestock and poultry products.

Karbasi expressed satisfaction with the growing level of relations between Iran and Uzbekistan which he said has grown 39% in the first five months of 2021 in comparison to the corresponding period of 2020.

He noted that Iran feels no restrictions in expansion of relations with Uzbekistan and is planning to facilitate bilateral cooperation.  

Urging the need to facilitate bilateral trade, Karbasi said that the number of direct flights between the two countries has to be increased.

He also underlined the need for signing a preferential trade agreement between Iran and Uzbekistan, and said that Iran has sent a list of its commodities to Uzbekistan. 

 

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