17th Iran-China joint economic meeting held in Beijing

IRNA – The seventeenth joint economic commission of Iran and China was held in Beijing, attended by the two countries’ ministers of economy on Tuesday.

Iranian Minister of Economy Farhad Dejpasand and China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan at the meeting discussed ways of broadening cooperation between Tehran and Beijing on investment, trade, finance, banking, communication, energy, environment, agriculture, science, education and tourism.

The two sides also urged boost of bilateral trade and called for more efforts to remove obstacles on the way to further expand trade and economic relations.

On the sidelines of the meeting, two memoranda of understanding were signed by authorities of Iran and China chambers of commerce, and China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products.

Meeting Iranian and Chinses businesspeople and attending a forum on joint investment opportunities are also on the agenda of the two-day visit of Iranian minister to China.

The previous joint economic commission of Iran and china was held in Tehran.