Iran-Belgium-Luxembourg business forum held in TCCIMA

(Tuesday, February 6, 2018) 17:02

For the revival of past economic relations in the new era of bilateral relations between Iran Belgium and Luxembourg a business forum have been held in Tehran chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture

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 relations.

 

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.