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Iran, Norway to enhance customs cooperation

Monday, Apr 30, 2018

Irans president of Customs Administration announced the country’s readiness to exchange electronic information with Norwegian customs while pointing to the importance of developing customs cooperation between Iran and European countries.

(SHADA: TEHRAN) -- In a meeting with Norwegian ambassador to Tehran Lars Nordrum, Foroud Asgari appreciated his positive attitude towards Iran's customs system, especially electronic systems, and said: Increasing cooperation with European countries to facilitate trade is part of Iran's customs program, and we have been in talks with countries such as Austria and France.

The president of Iran Customs Administration emphasized the increased customs cooperation and trade exchange between Iran and Norway, said: Given the fact that the Iranian customs system applies all customs procedures, in particular the exchange of information on a systematic basis, the cooperation with the Norwegian customs in this area can lead to the development of trade exchanges and enhancement of economic cooperation between the two countries.

He further said the signing of the customs cooperation agreement between Iran and Norway was a good solution, adding: Speeding up clearance is the priority of the Customs Administration, and we can increase the volume of trade exchanges.

Lars Nordrum, the Norwegian ambassador to Tehran, described the electronic customs systems of Iran as successful, and expressed his interest in expanding trade relations with Iran: Now, we have good economic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, which can also affect the political relations of the two countries.


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