OPC chief meets with major exporters to discuss trade issues

TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), Alireza Peyman-Pak, held a meeting with the country’s major exporters on Monday to discuss trade-related issues and ways to boost the country’s non-oil exports. country.

As reported by the TPO portal, during this meeting, Peyman-Pak highlighted the government’s approach of using the experiences of the country’s businessmen active in the field of foreign trade to advance its development objectives. .

“The government has tried to make exporters and trade organizations the main implementers of the country’s trade policies and the Trade Promotion Organization has done everything possible to solve the problems of this sector,” the head of the Ministry pointed out. OPT.

According to the official, teamwork, consultation and constructive collaboration will lead to the expansion of the country’s trade capabilities.

“This year, we were able to achieve significant growth in non-oil exports, which was achieved through increased cooperation between the private sector and government organizations,” Peyman-Pak said.

He pointed out that one of the determining factors in the field of trade in any country is coordination and teamwork between different sectors.

“The collaboration between all the entities allows us to expand the commercial capacity of the country and we will use all the tools available in this regard,” he said.

Emphasizing the need for exporters to be present in trade delegations and to accompany officials on their visits to other countries, he continued: “The presence of private sector representatives can lead to a better outcome in negotiations because exporters and traders know the domestic and foreign markets best and can provide the best advice to government officials. »

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization has recently adopted a new approach to interacting with the private sector, and meetings between government officials and private sector representatives are held regularly as think tanks in which policies and future economic strategies are discussed and solutions are proposed for existing problems in various sectors.