Iran-Turkey trade increases by %80: ambassador

Iran Materials 13 August 2011 10:46 (UTC +04:00)

The value of trade between Tehran and Ankara increased by 80 percent during the first five months of the year 2011 compared to the corresponding period last year, Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Bahman Hosseinpour said at Tehran's Embassy in Ankara on Wednesday.

The value of trade between the two countries has surpassed $6.3 billion, he said, adding it is predicted that Iran-Turkey trade will exceed $13 billion by the end of the year 2011.