Iran's first permanent trade exhibition will be opened in Kabul in the near future.
The Iranian Trade Complex in Afghanistan in collaboration with the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, the Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce, and Iran's embassy in Afghanistan have arranged for the expo in Kabul and are planning to establish another one in Herat, reported the Mehr News Agency.
According to the chairman of Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Iran's exports to Afghanistan in 2008 stood at $800 million.
IRNA quoted Mohammad Qorban Haqju as saying that Iran imported $4 million worth of products like fresh and dried fruits, minerals, precious stones, and spices from the neighboring country. He added that Iran exported oil products, cement, construction material, carpets, home appliances, and detergents.