More than 20 billion U.S. dollars trade volume between China and Iraq through 2013

More than 20 billion U.S. dollars trade volume between China and Iraq through 2013

Thursday, November 14 2 / November 2013 12:03

More than 20 billion US dollars trade volume between China and Iraq through 2013[Baghdad – where]

Total trade between Iraq and China during the year 2013 more than $ 20 billion in the areas of energy and commodities.

A statement by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of “Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari set up yesterday evening, an invitation luncheon in honor of the Chinese ambassador Ni Jian, marking the end of his mission and was attended by the call agents ministry and a number of foreign ambassadors.”

The statement added, “It was during the meeting and invited review Iraqi relations – China and the two sides spoke highly evolving steadily and escalation large balance of trade between the two countries exceeded this year [20] billion in the fields of energy and commodities, machinery and tools and the number of visas granted by the Chinese Embassy in Baghdad businessmen and Iraqi citizens this year [15] thousand visa after the opening of the visa office of the Chinese embassy has also been more cooperation in the fields of defense and sport. ”

Zebari stressed the Chinese ambassador on “the importance of the development of political relations between the two countries activated to keep pace with advances in trade and economic fields by encouraging Chinese officials visit to Baghdad. According to the statement.

A statement of Foreign Affairs that “the Chinese government is working to open consulates in Erbil and later in Basra and going of flights between the two countries,” adding that “Zebari praised the role and efforts of Ambassador Ni Jian in the development of bilateral relations and gave him a gift heritage Iraqi.” Is over.