Pavilion Opening ceremony was held in the first of exhibition afternoon with presence of Dr.Sargheini, Mehdi Sanaei and Ahmad Sharifi
Pavilion Opening ceremony was held with presence of deputy Minister of mining industry trade, Mehdi salami Iran ambassador in Russia and Ahmad Sharifi the secretary of Iran stone association.
Mehdi sanaei Iran ambassador in Russia and his companions while visiting Iran pavilion pointed that, Moscow stone exhibition has a good atmosphere for producers to check the Russia stone market. He also hoped that Iranian manufacturers will be able to find a decent place in this zone and added that Iranian contributors surprised me today. In addition, the products are excellent and we will serve stone association and producers comprehensively.
The Dr.sargheini referring to the supply of Iranian stone diversity in the exhibition, expressed: This is the first time that Iranian companies take part exhibition as an independent pavilion with extent and an area about 450m2 and high variety in stones.
Mineral deputy minister of industry mentioned the obstacles and difficulties that in the meetings were expressed and he added Some of these problems such as monetary exchanges, were solved. But there are some items that increase the price of all products in the country which they should also be checked in country and some solutions must be implemented.
He mentioned: Since producers prefer short-term benefits more than long-term ones, they will not be good exporters. A good exporter should consider long-term benefits that are achieved through customer satisfaction.
He noticed that tax exemption is an encouraging item for exporters that is exerted only for processing products not for raw materials.
At the end of meeting he mentioned to subsidies exhibition, and said: following Iran stone association’s attempts and their mutual negotiations by Iran policy-making council of stone, eventually they led to the approval of allocating subsidies to four important international exhibitions. These for exhibitions are informed to the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran as target markets to take subsidies and governmental supports.