Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the 5th session of the
Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Iranian Joint Commission for Economic and Trade
Cooperation, Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister, Regional Development, Construction,
Housing, and Utilities Minister, Chairman of Ukraine's delegation in Iran Hennadii Zubko commented on the
signing, which took place on Monday in Tehran.
“This document will be a concrete action plan for the development of our bilateral cooperation. It defines specific terms and agents in charge for all the areas of economic cooperation,” Hennadii Zubko underlined.
“It is very
important that we have decided on the transition to the implementation of
specific joint projects and cooperation,” he emphasized.
to him, the two countries will increase trade in agricultural sector, while
Iran was ready to set up joint enterprises, and develop processing of
agricultural products in Ukraine.
also offered Iran to invest in its forestry, cooperate in the fishing sector,
and team up in the development of infrastructure and logistics needed to
facilitate trade in agricultural products, Hennadii Zubko said.
invited Iranian investors to participate in the privatization of Ukrainian
enterprises. We have agreed to establish a joint committee on investments for
the development of various forms of investment cooperation, including public-private
partnership,” the Minister pointed out.
said Ukraine and Iran would continue to cooperate in the banking sector, and
would launch the Joint Ukrainian-Iranian Business Council. Its first meeting is
to take place in Tehran, Zubko said.
the Minister stated that Kyiv and Tehran were interested in further cooperation
in the coal production and metallurgical sectors.
Hennadii Zubko said the countries would also expand cooperation in
the production of passenger and cargo cars, subway carriages, while trade in
the car production sector would also grow.
the parties will expand cooperation in the aviation sector,
in particular they would modernize the An-140-100 aircraft and jointly start
its serial production.
to expand cooperation in the aviation industry. Companies of our countries will
cooperate in the areas of modernization of aircraft An-140-100 and its
co-production in the design and production of new modifications of the aircraft
An-140-100, in marketing and sales of passenger aircraft An-158 in Iran and the
region, in the direction of the supplies of non-military civil transport
aircraft An-178,” said Hennadii Zubko.
Prime Minister of Ukraine noted that Iran was ready to cooperate with Ukraine in the direction of development of combined
transport using the corridor “Persian Gulf, Iran (Astara and the Caspian Sea) - Black Sea European countries”.