TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Saying that Iran has eased the path for foreign investment, minister of trade recounted the country has planned for spur in export.
Iran accounts for 0.34 percent of the export volume of the world but the country has planned to raise the none-oil export to $200 billion, said Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, Iran’s Industry, Mining and Trade Minister on Saturday in Iranian northwestern city of Tabriz.
He also affirmed that reaching the goal necessitates amends in regulations, shrinkage of bureaucratic procedures, and endeavor of businessmen.
There are currently 10 million university graduates, in addition to 4.5 million university students in Iran with the annual rate of 700,000 graduates in engineering majors who have to be channeled into exporting fields, noted Nematzadeh saying that the same experience was successful in exporting of petrochemicals products.
The official underlined the importance of education in helping areas of production, marketing and exporting as goods should be produced to meet the needs of customers.
At least 30 percent of joint productions with foreigners should be exported and the same plan would be followed in cooperation with Italy after the Italian officials described their visit to Tehran 95% successful, reassured the Iranian minister.
Nematzadeh asserted that Iran’s market would be given to those countries who give theirs to Iranian exporters.
According to the figures published by Iran’s Customs Administration, a 10.48 percent decrease has been recorded in Iran’s export volume in the last 8 months compared with the same period in a year before to $29.632 billion.