According to the report of ICCIM Public Relations, Head of ICCIM, "Mohammad Nahavandian" pointed to the volume of trade exchanges between Iran and Norway, noting that considering ample potentials in both countries and the history of technological cooperation in the field of oil, gas and fishery it is possible to develop our trade ties.
Pointing to the Article 44 of the Constitution and privatization process in Iran and its role in oil and gas industry, he said economic condition is appropriate for foreign investment in Iran and active presence of both countries' private sectors can help resolve political problems as well.
Emphasizing on the importance of economic cooperation between Iran and Norway, he said during last 20 years European countries have lost their share in Iran's market which was due to lack of information regarding new economic opportunities as well as the role of the private sector in the country. He also added through exchanging delegations it is possible to solve this problem and cooperation on research projects can help expand economic relations between the two countries.
Pointing to the use of hydro energy in Iran and new methods of utilization of solar energy, he said Iran Chamber of Commerce is interested in issues on renewable energy and has held an exhibition on renewable energy last year. He also suggested Norwegian companies to inaugurate cooperation with Iran in this area.
Norway's Ambassador to Iran, "Roald Ness" emphasized on the role of private sector in economic relations between Iran and Norway, noting that considering high technologies in Norway in the field of climate problems it is possible to expand cooperation between the two countries in this case.
Fishery is one of the largest exports of Norway after oil and gas, he declared, adding that considering high technologies in fish breeding we can develop cooperation with Iran.