THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Present situation and perspectives of the Astrakhan regions cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran

2013. 1, pp. 312-318

Petrikova Viktoriya A. - student, Astrakhan State Technical University, 16 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414025, Russia,

The subject of the article is a complex study of the Astrakhan Regions cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran in the modern period of trade and economic relations. Having analyzed the peculiarities of the goods turnover between the partners in recent years, the author reveals the specific features of the joint ventures and companies with Iranian capital, working on the Astrakhan regions territory. The article comprises some suggestions to overcome the existing difficulties in Astrakhan-Iranian collaboration, including the lack of information about the markets needs, language barrier and others. The author finishes with describing the potential areas of future cooperation between the Astrakhan Region and Iranian provinces.

Key words: the Astrakhan Region,foreign trade turnover,contractors,Khuzestan Province,Chamber of Commerce and Industry