Iran Afghanistan

Iran, Afghanistan chambers of commerce sign cooperation agreement

Chambers of Commerce of Iran and Afghanistan signed a seven-article cooperation agreement on Wednesday.

Iran Chamber

Trade flows normally across Iran-Afghan border after brief clashes

The Iranian customs office (IRICA) says one of its main checkpoints on the eastern border with Afghanistan has resumed processing trade cargoes after a brief closure that was caused by clashes in the region.


Iran tops Afghanistan’s list of exporters

Iran is the biggest exporter to Afghanistan and this year’s exports have reached $1.5 billion, according to Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Investment statistics.


Iran private sector seeking joint cooperation with China in Afghan mines

Ebrahim Jamili, head of Mine and Mining Industries Commission of Iran Chamber of Commerce, said on Tuesday that the ground is prepared for Iran’s activity in Afghanistan mining sector, noting that Iran welcomes cooperation with China in this regard.

Mine and Industry

Iran begins trade with Afghanistan under Taliban rule

Chairman of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce Hossein Salimi said on Friday that Iran’s trade with Afghanistan is improving since Taliban takeover in the country.


US reviewing sanctions waiver on Iran fuel sales to Afghanistan

The administration of US President Joe Biden is reportedly reviewing a 2018 sanctions waiver, which allowed Afghanistan to purchase Iranian gasoline and gasoil.


Iran private sector urges gov’t to reopen borders with Afghanistan

Iran’s private sector representative in Afghanistan called on the Iranian government on Wednesday to deploy economic councilors in Afghanistan and reopen joint borders between the two neighboring countries at the earliest.


Iran steel export to Afghanistan halted, may resume in weeks

Iran’s exports of steel to neighboring Afghanistan have been suspended amid the current political and logistical turmoil in Afghanistan, Iranian steel industry sources told S&P Global Platts.


Iran’s exports through Dogharoun border to Afghanistan surge by 260%

Iran’s exports to Afghanistan through Dogharoun gateway in northeastern Iranian border with the country surged by 260% during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), a local official says.


Main gateway between Iran, Afghanistan reopens after five-day closure

Milak border crossing – the main gateway between Iran and Afghanistan – has reopened after it was closed due to violence near the Iranian border in Afghanistan on Friday, according to the spokesman of Iran Customs Administration.