Iran ups exports of agro products to Russia

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has increased export of its agricultural products to Russia, a senior Russian official announced.

“Iran’s exports to Russia in the field of agricultural products, including fruits and vegetables, has increased,” Russia’s Consul General in Rasht Maxim Baranov said in a meeting with Head of Gilan Chamber of Commerce Hadi Tizhoush on Sunday.

He noted that Iran and Russia have great economic and commercial potentials which can be used for increasing the volume of their trade balance.

Baranov pointed to his meeting with Gilan governor-general, and said, “Gilan governor-general in the meeting said that Iran is the biggest producer of kiwi which is exported to Russia via Turkey while it can be directly exported to Russia from the province.”

Tizhoush, for his part, pointed to the good track record of trade cooperation between Iran and Russia, and called for further facilitating trade between the two countries.

Iran and Russia have vast cooperation in different fields, specially in political and economic spheres.

The two also enjoy special position on the international scene and have long held constant consultations on key regional and global issues.

By Fars News Agency


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