Exports to China can be tripled
Exports to China can be tripled
Deputy Minister and Director General of the Trade Development Organization of Iran said: "Last year we had about $ 9 billion in exports to China, which according to existing capacity, this amount can be tripled to 27 billion dollars."
Deputy Minister and Director General of the Trade Development Organization of Iran said: "Last year we had about $ 9 billion in exports to China, which according to existing capacity, this amount can be tripled to $ 27 billion."
Hamid Zadboom, referring to the fact that last year our first export and import partner was China, said: "Last year, we imported about $ 10 billion from this country, while Our total trade volume with the world has been $ 73 billion, while some Chinese imported goods are goods that we have had and still have a history of exporting.
"China had about $ 4.7 trillion in trade in 2020," he said. "For several years now, China has been the world's first and second largest importer, if we count the total exports and imports of all EU countries together." It does not reach this level.
"China should not be seen as a country, but as an important continent and economy, because China has a population of 1.4 billion people, of which more than 300 million," he said. People from this population are affluent people who are at the level of the world affluent, while the demand for commercial goods in this country is very high, and if someone can find a market for a commodity in China, there will be a very high demand for him.
"For three years now, China has been holding its import fair in Shanghai, where countries around the world can meet China's import needs," Zadboom said.
He continued: "Since we are facing China as a big economy, we have to adjust the kind of benefits that we can get from this economy.
"Most of our exports to China in recent years have been petrochemical raw materials, minerals and raw materials, which we should take advantage of and turn these exports into higher value-added exports," said the Deputy Minister and Chairman of the Trade Development Organization of Iran. And even invest in infrastructure where we have raw exports.
Zadboom said that the document signed with China is a general document that in order to be implemented, contracts related to it must be signed in any specialized sector, adding that it can be used in areas such as oil, energy, tourism, industry, mining, trade, technology transfer. Banking, financing and transportation infrastructure Development contracts can be concluded with China.
"China currently has free trade agreements with 16 countries and regional unions that we can use, but when we say free trade, it does not mean that the country's doors open on entry and exit, but free trade agreements," he said. , Is a framework that is implemented over a period of time based on our own interests and those of the other party.
The Deputy Minister and Director General of the Trade Development Organization of Iran added: "Recently, at the Shanghai Import Exhibition, which was also attended by Iranian carpet companies, initial estimates showed that not only carpets in our market for sale can enter the Chinese market, even if all Iranian carpets Can also have a market in this country
Zadboom said: "Of course, in order to increase trade, transportation infrastructure must be developed and banking exchange infrastructure must be defined in a special way in order to take advantage of these opportunities."
He added: "We have trade agreements with some countries such as Pakistan, Turkey and Russia, and we are negotiating with some countries. We have also negotiated with countries such as Afghanistan for a comprehensive joint program, while we seek to work with countries." Friend and neighbor, sign the cost of strategic documents to pave the way for our economy.
The Deputy Minister and Director General of the Trade Development Organization of Iran added: "90% of world trade is done within the framework of trade agreements, free trade and preferential trade, which are preceded by agreements such as strategic documents."
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