As technology creates leaps in communication, transportation, and financial flows, the world continues to feel smaller and smaller. It is possible for companies and consumers to conduct business in almost any country around the world thanks to advances in international trade.
One of the appropriate ways to develop exports and expand economic
relations with target countries is to dispatch and hosting Business delegation to these countries.
Undoubtedly, dispatch and hosting Business delegation abroad can give more
depth to the negotiations than individual business trips, and even the first
meeting and negotiation with the parties concerned can lead to the conclusion
of definitive and real business contracts.
It can be boldly
stated that the achievements of individual and personal movements and travel to
other countries, even if planned and implemented in a completely scientific and
specialized way, in addition to having very high costs, the possibility of
negotiating and attending meetings with senior officials will not be possible.
However, in a
delegation, much higher commercial and economic achievements are achieved,
while dispatch a delegation is completely planned and calculated part of the
costs of admission of trade, marketing and investment delegations can be paid
if the necessary financial resources are provided within the framework of
In addition to
the Iran Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), ICC also is executor dispatching,
as well as hosting international business delegations in the country.
Thus, one of the most important legal duties of ICC with 31 provincial
chambers to enhance economic relations is hosting and dispatching business
delegations from/to all over the world.
Among ICC’s activities with respect to hosting and dispatching business delegations the following can be mentioned as salient features.
v Dispatching business delegations
Nicaragua, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia and Venezuela July 2016 in order to cooperation development between Iranian and
Latin America cooperatives
2016 in order to attend International cooperative conference in Quebec,
Development of cooperative network: introduction to more than 100 cooperatives
in the world and participation in business between the cooperative and other
cooperatives of different countries.
China, October 2016 in order to attend Conference of Chinese Cooperatives.
India, November 2016 in order to attend 12th General Assembly of the International
Cooperative Alliance in the
Asia-Pacific region and achieving the
position of the board of directors of
Vietnam, March 2017, Participation in 10th Assembly of cooperative
ministers in Asia-Pacific region.
Chania, May 2017, Participation in to financial educational summit of
Turkey September 2017, in order to participate in international
conference of food and agriculture products in Middle East region
October 2017, in order to participate in exclusive exhibition of I.R.I and 23th
international exhibition of packaging industry of Turkey.
Malaysia October 2017, participating in the summit of ICA board of
directors (ICA-AP), attending the meeting of business committee in Kuala Lumpur
and setting up booths for introduction of cooperative section of Iran.
Turkey September 2017, in
order to participate in the conference of efficient energy in building and
construction in Turkey.
Russia, February 2018, participating in common commission of economic cooperation between Iran and
Russia, Visit to consumption cooperative sector of Russia.
Nepal, March 2018, participating
in the meeting of ICA board of directors (ICA-AP) and national conference of
Qatar, April 2018, Participating in common commission of economic cooperation
between Iran and Qatar
June 2018, Participating in common
commission of economic cooperation between Iran and Oman
Iraq, December 2018, attending in dispatching delegation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
2019, Dispatching the representatives of provincial chambers in order to
participate in the conference of relations development between Iran and Turkey
in Van, the purpose of this
conference was for utilization of cooperative section members and Musiad community , in current economic situations
Iraq, Feb 2019 Attending the dispatching delegation with President of
Vietnam, March 2019, Participating in the meeting of ICA board of
Syria, April 2019, Dispatching business delegation to Syria in the fields of knowledge base- petrochemical – agriculture- dairy and services
Swiss, June 2019, Participating in the summit of International Labour
Organization and signing MOU between ICA and ILO
Rwanda Oct, 2019, Participating in the ICA International conference in
v Hosting business delegations
Africa, April 2018, accepting the African Economic
delegation which was active in some fields such as food, finance,
petrochemicals, engineering and chemicals.
October 2018, Accepting
Turkish business delegation from city of Trabzon
Turkey, January 2019, Accepting the 18-member business delegation from Turkey in the
fields of tourism, hotel and construction industries.
Syria, February 2019, Accepting
private sector activists of Syria for familiarity with the Capabilities of
Cooperative Sector of Iran in the fields such as Food, Plastic, Automotive,
Automobile Tires, Detergents and Construction Industries.
Iraq, February 2019, Accepting
delegation of Basra Chamber of Commerce.