South Korean trade delegation due in Iran next week

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian economic official announced Tuesday that a trade delegation from South Korea is planned to visit Iran within the next few days.

  A South Korean business delegation, comprised of heads of several major companies in the industrial Asian country, will arrive in Iran on March 9 with the aim of expanding trade ties between Tehran and Seoul, Deputy Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Seyed Mahdi Mirabutalebi told Tasnim on Tuesday.

He said the South Korean businessmen are scheduled to discuss issues pertaining to mining and metal industries, as well as industrial and food products with the Iranian officials.

In recent months, a whole host of countries have shown great enthusiasm to make investment in Iran.

In February, a delegation of more than 100 French companies visited Tehran, in the biggest demonstration of western business interest in Iran following an easing of sanctions on the country.

The French business delegation, mainly from the European country’s car making, mining, industrial and commercial sectors, had also a meeting at Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture at the time.

Among the other foreign trade delegations which have visited Iran recently were two separate teams from China and a group of businessmen coming from Thailand.

By Tasnim News Agency


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