EghtesadOnline: PIakistan and Iran have decided to strike a deal on trade despite slow or no progress regarding the implementation of a payment mechanism and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project.
EghtesadOnline: Commercial exchanges via railroad between Iran and Pakistan saw a staggering 420% growth over the past one year, Pakistan’s commercial attaché in Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: More than 10,600 tons of goods were exported via railroad from Zahedan in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan to Quetta in Pakistan during the first four months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), indicating a 126% rise year-on-year. Cement, bitumen, sulfur, flowers and residue wax were the main exported commodities, IRNA reported.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan is serious about its preferential and free trade agreement with Iran, in the quest of an elusive exponential increase in exports.