Chinese president to visit Iran in month

The deputy head of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping is to pay a visit to Iran in a month, adding that during his trip Iran and China will ink agreements on infrastructure, including on development of railroads, ports and free trade zones.

Majid-Reza Hariri further said that the value of trade transactions between the two countries posted a 34 percent decrease in 2015, citing plunging prices of oil, condensates, gas and minerals.