Expectations and hopes were expressed, that sanctions would be facilitated or even revoked in the months to come. More business is in the air! Once the sanctions are lifted a very lively Iran business is expected to return.
Mr Daniel Bernbeck, managing director of AHK Iran, the German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce and Industry summed it up concisely: “In case the agreement between Iran on one side and E 3+3 (USA, Russia, China, France, UK and Germany) on the other will be signed by the end of July we will see economic sanctions to be lifted step by step. This would surely lead to sharply increased trading activities already in the last quarter of 2014 to be followed by rising investments also in light and heavy industry and all other sectors of the economy by the first quarter of 2015.”
Iran Agro was held from 30 May to 02 June 2014 at the Tehran International Fairgrounds in conjunction with Iran Agrofood, Iran Food + Bev Tec and Iran Food + Hospitality from 30 May to 02 June 2014 at the Tehran International Fairgrounds.
Iran Agrofood stood firm with 68 exhibitors from 7 countries. The number of exhibitors at Iran Food+Bev Tec has increased to 330 from 14 countries this year, up 19% compared to 276 exhibitors in 2013. This is also true for the Iran Food & Hospitality show with 433 exhibitors from 15 countries, up 3%.
Organised by Fairtrade and Palar Samaneh, 831 market and technology leaders (+19%) from 25 countries exhibited in 28 halls at the Tehran International Fairgrounds.
The exhibition closed on a very positive note as lots of machinery and equipment could be sold right off the stands and exhibitors are excited about their future prospects.
The event was organised under the auspices of the Iranian Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture and the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade.