According to four Memoranda of Understanding signed by Iran and Tunisia, the parties pledge to promote cooperation in the fields of transportation, petro chemistry, energy, investment and customs.
The value of trade between Iran and Tunisia will surpass $220 million in the current Iranian calendar year (to end March 20).
Tunisia was the first African country to sign a preferential trade agreement with Iran in 2006.
Iran expressed readiness to participate in Tunisia’s development projects.
Tunisian minister of commerce and handicraft who was in visit in Tehran said that Tunisia enjoys reciprocal bonds with 50 European, African and Arab countries, which could served as an appropriate platform for Iran and Tunisia to undertake joint ventures.
Tunisian minister urged signing of an agreement on preferential tariffs between the two countries.