Iraqi delegation due in Iran
Tehran Province Commercial Organization (TPCO) will host a commercial and trade delegation from Iraq from October 19 to 22.
Hedayat Hatami deputy for Foreign Business Development of the TPCO said 22 Iraqi companies working in the food industry, including confectionary and chocolates will be in the delegation.
He said that holding talks with the delegation, visiting Iranian factories, and going to the international confectionary and drinks fair will be the main schedule of the group.
Hatami added that Iraq is one of the main markets for Iranian goods and pointed out that if businessmen want to increase their revenue from that country they must invest there.
The Iranian official said that the trade with Iraq was $4 billion last Iranian calendar year (March 2008- March 2009) and expressed hope that the figure will rise to $6 billion this year.
"Tehran Province has a good position in exporting technical and engineering services as well as foodstuff to Iraq," he said.