Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Sunday, Abbasi said after the lifting of sanctions the volume of petrochemical exports to Europe and Africa has risen significantly, adding that Iran will soon open regional offices in the African Continent to facilitate trade.
According to the official, this way, Iranian companies can market, ship, and store their petrochemical products in the target markets.
Meantime, Iranian firms at the 10th Iran Plast Exhibition are working out future cooperation with their international counterparts.
Head of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company Marziyeh Shahdaei said on Saturday that Iranian companies have held talk sessions with foreign petrochemical companies to find business opportunities in Iran.
She said the talks are aimed at linking Iranian petrochemical firms with their foreign opposite numbers now that US-engineered sanctions on Tehran’s nuclear program are lifted and prospects are brighter than ever for cooperation and investment of foreign financiers in the petrochemical sector.