According to the report of ICCIM Public Relations, "Mehdi Fakheri", ICCIM Vice-President of International Affairs said about the history and the activities of Iran Chamber for the members of Lebanese delegation and he expressed, "Iran is strong in export of goods especially in packaging and the related machineries." Fakheri pointing Iran is the 4th country in the export of agricultural products and added "we are ready to joint venture in Iran and Lebanon for different kinds of agricultural products. There are many new products in the fields of packaging and printing which you can consider these existing possibilities."
Fakheri emphasized on the classification of buying or selling in the joint venture and continued, "There are two ways for investing in Iran. One way is done by government and the commerce ministry is in charge of investment. In this way, there is further safety but it takes more time. Another way is done by private sector. In this way, two companies find each other directly and then they can contract with each other.
Fakheri informed, "There are three factories in the north of Iran which are ready to be invested in the field of Bio Plastic industry. In this industry, the wastes of corn and rice are being changed to the paper and other products which are useful for environment."
He added, "Turkey is the first country in Middle East that produces this product and Iran can be the second one, if there are good investors for this industry."
"Antonia Saliba", the Chairman of Industry Commission of Beqaa Chamber of Commerce, said, "we are very pleasure to become familiar with Iranian traders face to face" and he expressed, "our main trade is in paper, printing and packaging. But if there are more appropriate opportunities, we will invest in them."
He expressed, "Lebanon is strong in printing and the Arabic countries place orders mostly. Lebanon publishes the good books from over the world."
He announced, "We are ready to cooperate with Iran in the field of printing and the import and export of related machines."