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News number: 8802230953

15:11 | 2009-05-13

Economy

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Iran, Pakistan Increase Preferential Trade Agreement's Items

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and Pakistan decided to increase the number of items under the two countries' preferential trade agreement (PTA).



The decision has been taken during the 5th Iran-Pakistan joint trade committee here in Tehran on Tuesday.

Pakistani Federal Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Faheem visited Tehran to attend the 5th meeting of Iran-Pakistan Joint Trade Committee.

The meeting was inaugurated by Faheem and his Iranian counterpart Masoud Mir Kazemi and was also attended by senior officials from both sides.

A 3-member delegation of Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) also conducted negotiations with Government Trading Corporation (GTC) and Iranian private sector importers of Rice.

Iran and Pakistan have implemented PTA since September, 2006, wherein concessions in import duties have been granted on about 647 items by both sides on reciprocal basis.

The meeting further decided that joint border trade committee would be constituted for the solution of the trade gap.