Banking sanctions hinder trade development: Official

Tehran, Oct 31, IRNA – An official with the Ministry of Industries, Mines and Trade Valliollah Afkhami Rad said banking sanctions still act as a hindrance to development of global trade.

He said the current Iranian government is focusing on expanding non-oil exports through different methods like setting up of 30 commercial attaché offices worldwide.

He noted that Iran has exported non-oil commodities worth dlrs 20.5 billion in the past six months.