Relations at a Glance – India and Iran

Establishment of Relations 1950
Brief History  India-Iran ties have deep historical roots that hold firmly even today. Today India regards Iran as key player especially in the fields of energy and geopolitical security.
Key Visits (President, VP, PM) Prime Minister’s Visits:
22 May 2016
Main Treaties and Agreements Operation of container terminalsat Chabahar PortS&T protocol

Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)Cultural Cooperation
Between National archives of India and IranDevelopment of Chabahar Port on geology and mineral resources

Working Groups Working Group on Gas PipelineWorking Group on Energy and Hydrocarbons

Working Group on North-South Corridor

Working Group on Counter terrorism Working
Bilateral Trade – Last Three years Total Trade:
2017-18 – 13763.89 USD Million
2016-17 –  12,886.12 USD Million
2015-16 –  9060.26 USD Million
Major Imports:
Petroleum and its products
Inorganic/organic chemicals
FertilizersPlastics and its articlesEdible fruits and nuts

Major Exports:
Iron and steel
Electric machinery
Grant/Loan/Aid Ingoing – Outgoing
Ongoing Negotiations Ongoing negotiations on a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA)
Disputes ——-
Key Officials Ambassador/HC – India to Iran – H. E. Saurabh Kumar
Ambassador/HC – Iran to India – H. E. Gholamreza Ansari