EghtesadOnline: Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture plans to send an economic delegation to Kazakhstan in November to visit two exhibitions, namely "WorldFood Kazakhstan 2019" and "AgroWorld Kazakhstan 2019".
The delegation is expected to start an eight-day visit from Nov. 4, the chamber’s website reported, adding that the economic delegation will attend conferences and hold meetings with Kazak economic players during their stay.
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Iran-Kazakhstan non-oil trade stood at 758,674 tons worth $218.47 million during the last fiscal year (March 2018-19) to register a 37.7% rise in tonnage and a 7.28% decrease in value compared with the year before, Financial Tribune reported.
Iran exported 461,599 tons of goods worth $131.4 million to Kazakhstan, up 39.86% in tonnage and down 22.19% in value year-on-year.
Kazakhstan was Iran’s 29th export destination during the year.
Iran’s exports to Kazakhstan mainly included pistachios, dates and Portland cement. In return, it imported 297,075 tons of commodities worth $878.06 million from Kazakhstan, up by 34.46% and 30.46% in tonnage and value respectively YOY, which mainly constituted barley, sheep carcasses and colza seeds.
Kazakhstan was the 36th exporter to Iran in the world.