The Iranian economic
activists and the members of the joint Chamber of Commerce of Iran, Belgium and
Luxembourg at a meeting with the presence of Belgian Ambassador in Iran, the
Joint Chamber’s officials and the Assistant Director of International Affairs
of TCCIMA examined the current situation of trade relations between the two
countries of Iran and Belgium so talked about the development capacities of the
In a speech at the event Chairperson
of the joint chamber of commerce, Mohsen Ghaderi indicating to recent election
in the joint chamber of Iran-Belgium-Luxembourg explained about plans of the
joint chamber for expanding trade relations.
According to Ghaderi textile,
oil, gas and petrochemical industries, industrial machinery, food, and automotive
industries and components are the main field of cooperation.
Sending Iranian companies
to trade shows in Belgium and Luxembourg, holding joint business conferences,
sending and receiving trade delegations between the two countries are our goals
and plans for the next two years he added.
Also Belgian ambassador,
Francois Deleu said "In spite of more than 100 years of
diplomatic relations between the two countries, the volume of economic
relations between the two sides is not at an acceptable level b".
referring to the high capacity of economic
cooperation between the two countries. In this regard, the government and
private sectors of both countries must work he added said at the meeting.
The ambassador announced healce
economy and environment are among the domain of cooperation between two
countries so we are open to help and collaborate in the fields.
Assistant director of
TCCIMA’s international affairs, Mohamsd Reza Bakhtiati also reviewing the
history of bilateral relations between Iran and Belgium said as the sanctions
against Iran intensified, Belgium, as well as other European countries,
inevitably reduced its ties with Iran. Now, as a result, we are witnessing an
ever-increasing flow of exchanges between the two countries, and the value of the
exchanges between Iran and Belgium reaches about $ 770 million.