Chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce said in a meeting with the Indonesian ambassador to Iran that:
“We regard Indonesia as the path & opportunity to enter South – East Asian countries’ market.”
The chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce and ambassador of Indonesia to Tehran met each other in Khorasan Razavi private sector parliament to discuss two countries potentials for cooperation especially the expansion of economic relations.
According to Public Relations of Mashhad Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines & Agriculture, Gholam Hossein Shafei in this meeting said that “Indonesia has accommodated the largest population of Muslims in the world and it has a progressive and stable economy,” he continued “this country enjoys a significant position in the world political and economic interactions. At the same time, we regard Indonesia as the path & opportunity to enter ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, market.”
Shafei also maintained that “although in political relations fortunately we have worthwhile communications, we believe two countries economic potentials haven’t been used effectively yet.”
Shafei said that two countries economic potentials are complementary and there is a chance to define new bilateral cooperation; then he added, “most of goods produced in Indonesia are needed in Iran, and Reciprocally products made in Iran have good market there.”
Regarding Khorasan Razavi Province, Saffron and precious stones are two products that Indonesians highly welcome. Right now Turquoise of Iran has lots of demand there.
Indonesian ambassador to Iran, Ronny Prasetyo Yuliantoro, appreciated Chamber of Mashhad to host him in this city and said, “It is my first trip to Khorasan Razavi Province and City of Mashhad. I try to get familiar with the area potentials in order to develop economic transactions between this province and Indonesia.” He added, “we are eager to expand our economic ties and we believe there are many potentials in two countries economic section that we should make the best out them to enhance our relations.”
Indonesian ambassador suggested holding a webinar between two countries Chambers of Commerce and emphasized, “in common investment areas, we like to know desirable opportunities and provide the situation for two countries private sectors to cooperate. Tourism and Halal Products, in particular, of which Indonesia is the leading producer and has lots of export, are examples of such profitable potentials.”
Wednesday, November 17, 2021