An Iranian financial knowledgeable says the nation has resumed gross sales to Saudi Arabia regardless of troubled ties between the 2 neighbors, with the worth of exports to kingdom having reached round $15 million in seven months.
Ana information company cited Rouhollah Latifi, a global commerce knowledgeable and former spokesman of Iran’s Customs Administration, as saying that from the start of the present Persian calendar yr (March 21) up till early October, greater than 30,791 tons of products price over $14.7 million have been exported to Saudi Arabia.
He described the quantity as a big leap in commerce relations between the 2 sides since 2016, when Riyadh minimize ties with Tehran.
The commerce cooperation witnessed a serious increase within the wake of Iraq-mediated talks between the 2 sides and up to date conferences between Iranian and Saudi officers, in response to the knowledgeable.
The exported items largely embody iron, ingots, and metal, he stated.
Late final yr, overseas ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia met on the sidelines of a convention in Jordan.
The assembly adopted 5 rounds of talks between the 2 sides in Baghdad geared toward narrowing down their variations and restoring ties.