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Brazil and Iran expand trade relations


Brazil and Iran expand trade relations

At a meeting between the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry of the Ministry of Jihad-and-Agriculture of Iran, the executive secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil,



Both authorities highlighted the resolution of banking issues, the development of trade, reduction of administrative bureaucracy and development of investment in the agricultural sector of the two countries.
According to the Agriculture Ministry's Jihad-and-Agriculture, Ali Akbar Mehranfard, pointing to the long-standing relations between Iran and Brazil and the political will of the two countries, he stressed that the development of relations needs to address banking issues as a factor facilitator to trade in agricultural products. He stated that Iran's good pistachio quality and added: 95% of the world's saffron is produced in Iran and Iran has the second largest production and the third largest production of dates and steps of grapes in the world, and should Brazil increase imports of these products from Iran.
The Executive Secretary of the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Brazil, also emphasized the need to develop and improve relations between the two countries, saying: "In Brazil, there is a strict supervision system to produce healthy meat and control of the red meat producer units ". Eumar Novacki noted the holding of the Agricultural Advisory Committee on 21 and 22 November this year in Brazil, acknowledging that the committee will examine ways to develop trade in animal and plant health. He said about tariffs and export duties related to Iran's agricultural products: these issues can be raised and reviewed in the Agricultural Advisory Committee.
The Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Map), Eumar Novacki, heads a Brazilian mission to Tehran, Iran, from 11 (Monday) to 13 (Wednesday). The mission aims to deepen trade relations between the two countries and attract country investments to Brazilian agribusiness sectors, according to the Map.
The agenda includes bilateral meetings with government officials. Meetings with the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade and President of the Iranian Trade Promotion Organization, Mojtaba Khosrowtaj, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and member of the Jihad Esteghlal Company, Arzhang Javadi, are scheduled.
The program includes a business roundtable with the participation of Brazilian representatives from the beef, soybean, corn, biodiesel and ethanol, sugar and fish sectors. They will present potential buyers and investors, their product portfolios and investment fundraising projects.
The Brazilian Association of Meat Exporters (Abiec), which participates in the procession, will promote a barbecue to Iranian guests.