Iran-Turkey trade at USD21bn in 2012

turkey_iran_flagZanjan – Turkey’s consul general in Tabriz G. Begic said on Sunday that volume of Iran-Turkey commercial transaction stood at more than 21 billion dollars in 2012 from 16 billion dollars in 2011.

Speaking in a meeting with Governor General of Zanjan province on Sunday, Begic said abundant commercial and economic opportunities are available both in Iran and Turkey which prepare the ground for development of mutual transactions.

He said Iran is a big country neighboring Turkey and its capacities should be used for expansion of mutual trade. “Turkey is ready for increasing investments in Iran and introducing new entrepreneurs.”

Economic relations between Zanjan and Trabzon provide a valuable opportunity for expansion of trade ties. He underlined the need for making proper plans to increase exports and imports between Iran and Turkey.

By Zawya


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