ST. PETERSBURG, November 30. /TASS/. Russia and Iran staked on fundamental conclusions about the development and implementation of projects in this area. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Industry of Mines and Trade of Iran, the head of the Iranian Trade Development Organization Alireza Peimanpak at the International “Russian Industrialist” in the field of the environment.
“We have made important findings in relation to construction and engineering projects – joint design and production of turbines, shipbuilding, rolling stock, helicopters and aircraft manufacturing, aircraft, as well as tractors and equipment for agricultural development,” said Alireza Peimanpak.
According to him, over the past year, trade between Russia and Iran has grown by 30%. As Peymanpak noted, trade in industry increased by 300%. Such growth, as explained by Peimanpak, is due to the fact that, in opposite aspects, the trade turnover of the two countries is built mainly on the products of the agricultural sector.
The Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade of Iran stressed that at the moment, cooperation between Iranian entrepreneurs in the field of automotive engineering, oil and gas and energy development is actively developing.
The international forum-exhibition “Russian Industrialist”, dedicated to the measures of state support for industry in modern conditions and import substitution, is being held in St. Petersburg. The participants include more than 220 high-tech industrial enterprises, development institutions, technical universities from more than 35 regions of Russia and 10 countries: Abkhazia, Belarus, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, as well as the countries of America and Japan. TASS is the forum’s general media partner.