MOSCOW, January 18. Large Russian retailer X5 Retail Group (retail networks “Pyaterochka”, “Perekrestok”, “Karusel”) plans to start trade in Iranian food in the spring of 2016, reported the press service of the company.
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“We believe that the first deliveries of products from Iran will begin this spring”, – said the representative of X5 Retail Group.
Now the retailer with the assistance of the Embassy of Iran in Russia establishes trade relations with Iranian manufacturers. X5 interesting suggestions in a big list of categories, including fish and seafood, dairy products, vegetables (tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic) fruits (bananas, pears, quinces, melons, water-melons) and exotic fruits (dates, persimmon, figs, pomegranate, pineapple, kiwi, feijoa, avocado).
On 16 January the UN, the US and the EU lifted the economic and financial restrictions against Iran, imposed in connection with Iran’s nuclear program. The lifting of sanctions was made possible after the IAEA confirmed Tehran’s fulfillment of obligations in accordance with the Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program (Iran and six world powers signed it on July 14, 2015).