Sunday, June 13, 2004

:: Xinhuanet - English :: Uruguay, Iran sign trade accord

:: Xinhuanet - English ::: "Uruguay, Iran sign trade accord 2004-06-13 12:15:19

MONTEVIDEO, June 12 (Xinhuanet) -- The governments of Uruguay and Iran have signed in Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, a trade accord seeking to promote bilateral relations.
The agreement was inked Friday by Uruguayan Foreign Minister Didier Opertti and Iranian Trade and Industry Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari, who arrived here Thursday.
Under this agreement, Uruguay will diversify its exports to Iran, that are currently centered on rice and wool.
The bilateral trade totaled 136 million US dollars in the last five years while Uruguay exported to Iran the products valued at 17 million dollars in the first five months of 2004. Enditem "


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