Eng. Arnous discusses with the Syrian-Iranian Chamber of Commerce’s members enhancing joint investments

On January 25th, Prime Minister Engineer Hussein Arnous met with the Board of Directors of the Joint Syrian-Iranian Chamber of Commerce.

The two sides discussed strengthening economic relations, increasing trade exchange between Syria and Iran, and expanding joint investments that support the national economy and provide the requirements of the production process.

Eng. Arnous stressed the need to develop the Chamber’s work mechanism so as to participate in the reconstruction process and develop the export sector, especially the Syrian products that are desired in the Iranian market such as olive oil.

Eng. Arnous referred to the importance of bartering products between the two countries in a way that meets the local market’s need of basic materials and requirements.

Eng. Arnous called on the Chamber’s Board of Directors to make utmost efforts to direct joint investments towards developing industrial cities and zones.

Eng. Arnous reiterated the important role of economic and commercial activities in increasing intra-trade and upgrading the level of economic relations between Syria and Iran.

The two sides discussed the need to develop the Olive Office to organize the olive oil sector in Syria and provide the necessary support to enhance investment

They discussed some export restrictions, establish a committee for specifications and standards for exchanged goods, in addition to establishing a joint Syrian-Iranian bank through which monetary transactions for commercial exchange are completed.

The meeting was attended by the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade and Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection.

O. al-Mohammad

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