EghtesadOnline: An Iranian delegation comprising 30 members of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture active in the fields of construction, food, energy, banking, carpet and textile left Tehran for the Croatian capital Zagreb on Tuesday.
The trade delegation, led by ICCIMA Chairman Gholamhossein Shafei, plans to hold meetings with their Croatian counterparts and attend a joint business forum, the chamber’s website reported.
Bilateral trade between Iran and Croatia is meager. In 2016, Iran exported $596,000 worth of commodities to Croatia and imported $25,683 worth of goods.
Nuts, carpet, furniture, textile products, potato, tomato paste, motor oil, petrochemical products and ceramic are major commodities Iran exports to the European country, according to Financial Tribune.
Shipbuilding industry, with a 10% share in Croatia’s exports, constitutes the major part of the country’s industrial sector. Tourism, food and chemical processing are Croatia’s other active economic sectors.