Iraq and Iran discuss the development of border crossings and increase trade

Search Iraqi Planning Minister Salman Jumaili , who is visiting Tehran with Iranian government officials , development of border crossing points and increase the volume of bilateral trade and enhance cooperation in the field of quality control.
According to the Iraqi Ministry of Planning in a statement it responded to the Twilight News, that Jumaili and his accompanying delegation held a round of talks with the Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Iranian Nematzadeh dealt with all the issues and files related to deepen and strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various areas of economic, industrial and trade in particular.
The two sides discussed during the meeting , the possibility of benefiting from Iran 's experiences in the development of the industry and the reality in Iraq as well as discuss the trade exchange between the two countries and border crossings and entry of Iranian goods to Iraq file.
Jumaily said Iraq seeks to overcome all obstacles to the development of relations between the two countries in all fields, particularly in the commercial, industrial and economic side.
He explained that the Iraqi government has taken a number of steps and measures that would increase cooperation to benefit from Iran 's capabilities and ensure that facilitate the entry of Iranian companies to compete with international companies in the supply of ration card.
He added that the development of the Iranian industry over the past years makes the Iraqi side more confident in transferring this experience to Iraq, pointing to the existence of some problems in the supply of goods to Iraq , some of them regard the Iraqi been stated and the need to match Iran 's industries entering Iraq to this standard.
Jumaily said that the memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries in the field of standardization and quality control represents an important step in the field of import and export between the two countries because it includes a large number of goods and will be introduced ten commodities are then expanded to include then all goods agreed.
The two sides also discussed a number of other issues, including the organization of work at border crossing points and the possibility that the work around the clock to ensure that the delayed goods in those ports , which displays some of which may be damaged.
The meeting also addressed discuss the organization of arenas of trade at border crossing points and to develop a process suitable for clear business shipments of Iranian trucks to Iraqi trucks and vice versa and as soon as appropriate there to be high in the smooth entry of those goods and non - damaging mechanisms.
The two sides discussed the possibility of the Iranian companies equip some of the ration card to calculate the Iraqi Ministry of Trade and especially oil, rice, flour material as Iraq needs 35,000 tons of edible oil per month to meet the ration card requirements , and 75,000 tons of sugar and 110,000 tons of rice .. with an annual need 4 Mlaynen of flour and 500,000 tons at a time when Iraq is drawing to meet domestic need of wheat.
The meeting also touched on the file entitlements companies and contractors Iranians owed by the Iraqi government for carrying out a number of investment projects during the past two years.
He assured the Iraqi Minister of Planning and Trade Iranian counterpart that the government began to pay these benefits through the issuance of bonds backed and will receive 50 percent of their dues as a first stage as will the contractors who exceeded the completion rate in the Projects directly that executed the (85%) on the full dues , provided pledge to complete the project .
For his part , Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Iranian Nematzadeh expressed his country 's desire to develop relations and provide all kinds of support for Iraq to Msada'dth to overcome security and economic plight, noting that his government is ready to equip the Iraqi Ministry of Trade textured edible oil have good qualities and discounted prices.
The Iranian minister pointed out the actions and steps taken by the Iraqi government for the development of bilateral relations, including the signing of a memorandum of mutual recognition between the two standard specifications, calling for the establishment of an Iranian commercial center permanently in Iraq to carry out the task of coordination between the two countries in the field of import and export.
Zadeh also called for the possibility of unification of the banking system between Iraq and Iran , because this would a lot of the problems arising due to address the lack of such a banking system.