05 May 2018
TEHRAN (CBI PR dept) - The 6th Iran-Europe Trade and Banking conference, aiming at development of commercial and banking collaboration between Iran and Europe, was held by the Monetary and Banking Research Institute on April 28th and 29th.
In the opening ceremony, The governor of the central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, expressed his satisfaction with the presence of a number of high ranking officials, senior executives of the banking network, companies, economic activists, Thinkers, scholars and experts from various fields at the forum to explore ways to further expand trade and banking relations between Iran and Europe..
He also noted “The central bank and the government have designed accurate, step-by-step, continuous and comprehensive plans for solving banking and monetary issues, through a proper knowledge of the problems on the way to develop business relationships and both follow these plans with high commitment. However executive requirements demand more time and effort to make all the necessary reforms”.
Ambassador of Germany to Iran: Germany considers JCPOA as serious
The ambassador of Germany to Iran, Michael Klor-Berchtold stated that Iran's exports to Europe had been 10 times higher after JCPOA and Europe's exports to Iran had also increased by more than 60 percent. "Recent statistics from international organizations, such as the OECD, also highlighted that Iran's credit and economic risk rating was promoted from 6 to 5, which is a significant event” , he said in the special panel of investment and export markets for Iranian companies.
He also stressed on compliance with IFRS standards to maximize transparency in financial statements in order to make investors more confident in investing and financial transfers.
“Germany considers JCPOA to be serious and tries to take a constructive and active role between Iran and the European Union by committing itself to implementation of this agreement” he added.
The forum has been held annually since 2014, to provide an opportunity for our country's banking and financial system to become more active in the field of international economic events and consequently, to play a more active and prominent role in global trade and financial relations.
So far, many European banking and financial institutions have joined the country's banking network and the holding of this forum has proven effective in transferring money and exchanging technical discussions.