ICCIMA Hosts Iran-Tanzania Business Webinar


TEHRAN — Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) held an online seminar on Iran-Tanzania trade on Saturday, examining trade capacities and existing barriers to the development of economic ties between the two countries discussed.

The webinar was attended by senior officials from both sides, including Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Iran in Tanzania Hossein Alvandi, President of the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Paul Koyi, Director General for Arab African States in the International Department of ICCIMA Shahram Khasipour, and Vice President of the Iran-East Africa Joint Chamber of Commerce Masoud Berahman, as well as some businessmen from both sides.

As reported by the ICCIMA portal, the participants of the online event emphasized the need to solve banking and transport issues and implement customs agreements as the main factors contributing to the development of economic ties between the two sides.

In this webinar, Alvandi mentioned the positive political relations between the two countries and pointed out that there are great opportunities for trade and investment between Iran and Tanzania.

Regarding Tanzania’s membership in the East African Community (EAC), he continued, “This has created good conditions for Iranian businessmen to gain access to East African countries’ markets as Iranian businessmen can take advantage of the tariff facilitations of this regional union to sell their Goods to export to the region.”

Later in the seminar, Koyi referred to the long-standing relationship between Iran and Tanzania, saying, “Iran is a very important and progressive country in the region, and the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce is interested in developing economic ties between the private sectors of the two.” Countries.”

He highlighted the fields of energy, petrochemicals, mining and agriculture as the most important areas for cooperation between the two countries’ private sectors and urged Iranian companies to get more involved in Tanzania’s economic projects.



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