The Iranian and Iraqi business sectors reviewed the ways of expanding bilateral trade and banking cooperation, Financial Tribune daily reported on Wednesday.
The issues were raised in the joint meeting between Chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), Gholamhossein Shafei, and President of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, Jaafar al-Hamdani, at a joint economic forum in the capital Tehran on Tuesday.
Iraq's private sector's commercial delegation headed by al-Hamdani arrived in Tehran on Monday for a four-day visit, according to Iran's commercial attache to Baghdad, Nasser Behzad.
The visiting delegation consists of Iraqi traders "in the fields of plastic products, electrical equipment, real estate, agricultural equipment and general commerce who will be holding meetings with their Iranian counterparts as well as economic officials," Behzad said.
According to the report, the meeting has been jointly organized by ICCIMA, the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran and the Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce.