Turkish development minister said they aimed to boost trade volume between Turkey and Iran to 35 billion U.S. dollars by 2015.
Turkish development minister said on Wednesday that they aimed to boost trade volume between Turkey and Iran to 35 billion U.S. dollars by 2015.
Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz met Iranian Agriculture Minister Sadeq Khalilian in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Turkish-Iranian trade volume was 16 billion USD at the end of 2011, Yilmaz said. There has been a great increase in the figure when compared to the past, but it should be boosted, he said.
Talks on preferential trade agreement between Turkey and Iran should be finalized as soon as possible to boost commercial ties, he said.
Khalilian said that trade volume could reach 21 billion USD at the end of 2012.
Turkey and Iran could cooperate in the areas of agriculture, animal breeding and forestry, he added.