India has started trade talks with the European Union (EU) and is open to dialogue with the United Kingdom for a free trade agreement, the trade minister said, as Asia's third largest economy looks for new markets for its products.
By Sadeq Dehqan & Farzam Vanaki
If the contents and provisions of the gas contract between Iran and Turkey form the basis for bilateral negotiations, the two sides will be able to work out a rational solution to resolve their problem, said the chairman of Iran-Turkey House of Economics and Trades.
During a meeting between Iran’s new Ambassador to Austria Abbas Ardakani and the Austrian Deputy Minister for Economic and Digital Affairs Michael Sterl, the two sides stressed the expansion of trade and commercial relations between the two countries.
The first meeting of Iran-Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) Trade Taskforce, which was set up to expand trade between the two sides after they inked a preferential trade agreement in October 2019, was held online.
Iran's Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Saeid Kharrazi said that based on the roadmap devised by Iran and Kyrgyzstan, the embassy is ready to identify new economic and technological opportunities between the two countries.
Iranian Ambassador to Yerevan Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri and Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Development Suren Papikyan, in a meeting in Yerevan on Thursday stressed the promotion of bilateral relations.
Domestic Economy Desk
Statistics on Iran’s exports of a selected number of products during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) reflect a growing trend, indicating that the country’s trade is returning to pre-coronavirus levels.
Caretaker of Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade said 80 percent of the country’s borders have been reopened for trade exchanges and exports after a weeks-long closure due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) announced on Saturday that 870,896 tons of commodities valued at over $1.45 billion were traded in its domestic trading and export halls in the past week (ending June 25).