MINSK – Belarus is interested in selling dairy and meat products (beef, butter, chicken meat, chicken and quail eggs) as well as combination fodder and premixes for animals to Iran. The possibilities were discussed at a session of the Belarus-Iran working group on cooperation in agriculture, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry's Telegram channel.
In turn, Iran is interested in selling vegetables, fruits, dried fruits, nuts, fish, and sea food as well as other agricultural products to Belarus.
The commission's session was chaired by Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Aleksei Bogdanov and Iranian Deputy Agriculture Minister Abbas Askarzadeh. Prospects of Belarus-Iran trade and economic cooperation were discussed, in particular, an increase in the choice and the volume of the foods and agricultural raw materials in mutual trade.
In January-September 2021 Belarus-Iran trade in food and agricultural raw materials totaled $8 million, 114.5% as against January-September 2020.