Thailand Calls for Development of Trade Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Thailand’s Ambassador to Iran Adisorndej Sukhasvasti called for expansion of trade exchanges between Tehran and Bangkok.

Thailand Calls for Development of Trade Ties with Iran

Speaking in a meeting with board of directors of Iranian Association of Imports, Sukhasvasti highlighted the good and long-standing relations between the two countries and voiced Thailand’s readiness for development of economic and commercial cooperation with Iran.

He recalled that Iran is one of Thailand’s biggest trade partners in the region, adding that Thailand can be a reliable source for supplying Iran with some staple goods as well as electronic products while Iran can be a reliable source of chemical goods as well as industrial and mine products for Thailand.

During the meeting, Head of Iran’s Association of Imports Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar said joint effort can be viable only if they are established based on the two sides’ trade advantages and “Iran and Thailand fortunately agree on this."

He also stressed the extensive potentials of bilateral cooperation and said Iranian traders’ investments in development of Halal food industry in Thailand could help the country become a major player in global food business.

The meeting also discussed ways for facilitating financial transactions between Iranian and Thai traders as a prerequisite for expansion of commercial ties.

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