Asre Khodro: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Chairman Hiroyuki Ishige said the organization seeks new trade opportunities in Iran.
Reporting "Asre Khodro", Ishige met with Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine, and Agriculture Chairman Mohsen Jalalpour in Tehran on Tuesday.
During the meeting, the JETRO chairman referred to the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, saying that Japan should take advantage of the opportunity to boost bilateral ties with Iran.
Or his part, said that Iranian companies prefer to launch joint ventures with Japanese partners.
He referred to automotive, mining, tourism, petrochemical, and telecommunication industries as the top priorities of Iran to enhance trade with Japan.
Iran exported $33.14 million of non-oil goods to Japan in the previous Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, 2015, while imported $235.03 million of non-oil goods from the country, according to the Iran Customs Administration.
Trade between the two countries hovered around $2.5 billion before the imposition of Western-led sanctions against Iran in 2011.