History of economic relations between Iran and Belgium goes a long way back to
the late 19th century. At that time , Iran took advantage from co-operating
with Belgium in erecting its first sugar factory , its first railroad between
Tehran and Shahr-e-Ray, and the reorganization of its Ministries of Customs ,
Finance and Post. Belgium , in its part , imported Iranian products such as oil
, carpet and wool as well. These old economic relations between the two
countries declined after the outbreak of the Second World War but resumed its
vigor in 1961 and progressed further...