Iran seeks to raise trade with Iraq to $ 20 billion

Follow-up scales News - Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayyip Nia, Sunday, he discussed with Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, customs cooperation and avoidance of double taxation and foreign investment said, and it will be signed some agreements in this regard on Sunday.

According to the Iranian news agency, he considered a good Nia at a press conference after meeting Bhochear Zebari in Tehran that "the increase of trade exchange between Iran and Iraq serve their interests, declaring that the aim is to raise trade and economic exchanges to 20 billion dollars."

He said he and Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari expressed "satisfaction with his visit to Tehran to meet with his Iranian counterpart, explaining that he had discussed various economic issues, including investment, trade facilitation and the possibilities of cooperation between the two countries, to raise the level of economic exchanges between them."

Between good and Nea that "the exchange between Iran and Iraq size currently stands at $ 12 billion with the calculation of transit, tourism and raise this figure to the level of $ 20 billion and will be easily possible to reach the target in the near future."

He said Iran's Minister of Economy, "it was during the meeting, they discussed trade and economic relations and on some of the problems and constraints in trade relations and exchanges and investment banking, and we have ways of solutions" .anthy 29 / d 25