Kashefi also emphasized the need to increase transit between the two countries and said that Iran and Iraq have significant capacity to transit the region, adding that it is possible to increase transit between the two countries up to five times the current level.
The chairman of the Iraqi Babylon Chamber also noted during the meeting, referring to the trade relations between Iran and Iraq: Last year about $ 12 billion of goods were exported from Iran to Iraq, including $ 9 billion of consumer and other goods including oil and gas
Sadegh Hashem Fazel continued: "This amount could increase to $ 20 billion."
Referring to plans to increase trade between Iran and Iraq, he noted: During the recent visit of the Iranian President to Iraq, there was an agreement between the leaders of two countries, one of which was the creation of three free zones in the Iranian-Iraqi border.
At the end of the meeting, specialized panels on food, agriculture and building materials were held, and Kermanshahi businessmen had B2B meetings with the Iraqi Babil Chamber of Commerce members.