Publish dateWednesday 1 February 2023 - 15:39
Story Code : 264765
Iran hoping to establish trade hub in Afghanistan
Iran’s deputy minister of trade said in a meeting that Tehran is considering setting up a trade center in Afghanistan soon.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, According to Mehr News Agency, Mousavi expressed hope that the establishment of this center will strengthen ties between Kabul and Tehran.
He did not however say where the center would be situated.
Addressing the meeting, titled “Trade opportunities between Afghanistan and Iran” he said Tehran’s wanted to invest in Afghanistan and participate in the country’s “sustainable growth”.
At the same time, Afghan officials have said that the volume of imports from Iran, such as food and fuel, has totalled more than $1 billion so far this solar year (from April 2022).
According to the officials, Afghanistan’s export volume to Iran was much lower and totalled only $20 million.
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