Muscat: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) received on Tuesday a business delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran, headed by Alireza Peyman-Pak, Deputy Minister for Industry, Mining and Trade.
Eng. Ridha Juma Al Saleh, Chairman of OCCI’s Board of Directors said that the visit reflects the keenness of Oman and Iran to enhance relations and trade exchange.
Al Saleh added that B2B meetings between business-people and representatives from the private sectors of the two countries will contribute to broadening the horizons of joint businesses and investments in lucrative sectors.
The trade exchange between the two countries, Al Saleh said, reached $306.043 million by June 2020. Omani exports reached $175.207 million, while Iranian imports stood at $130.836 million.
In his turn, the Iranian Deputy Minister for Industry, Mining and Trade said that the Iranian side is keen to achieve higher rates of trade exchange as his country is striving to resolve the challenges facing Omani businesspeople in Iran.