About Us

  • Who we are

    Founded in 1995 as a private media outlet in Azerbaijan, Trend News Agency is a leading news provider in the Caucasus, Caspian and Central Asian region. Trend has established the Trend Expert Council, bringing together about 40 well-known independent experts from the region and the West.

  • Our achievements

    In 2010, Trend was admitted to the membership of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA). Trend was recognized "The Best News Company" in 2006-2007 in Azerbaijan, and in 2008 received the Brand Award Azerbaijan-2008. Eurasian Television and Radio Academy, jointly with RIA Novosti, recognized Trend News the most dynamically developing resource in Eurasia in 2008.

  • Our Partners

    Our partners include top international news providers, such as: Deutsche Press Agentur (Germany), Xinhua (China), Cihan (Turkey), IRNA (Iran), RIA Novosti (Russia), Deutsche Welle (Germany), RosBusinessConsulting, (Russia), Afghan Voice Agency (Afghanistan), Yonhap (South Korea), Kavkaz-press (Georgia), Maghreb Arab Press (Morocco), Belarusian Telegraph Agency BELTA, Khovar (Tajikistan), BTA (Bulgaria), Ukrinform (Ukraine), Kazinform (Kazakhstan), Montsame (Mongolia), Agerpress (Romania), SANA (Syria), Jahon (Uzbekistan), Kabar (Kyrgyzstan) and many others.

  • What we cover

    With permanent correspondents based in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as in several European countries, Trend produces roughly 500 articles per day in English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Farsi, and Arabic.

    Trend offers its clients high-quality multimedia materials, analytical reports and feature articles highlighting major political and economic developments and financial articles from top experts.

    Trend InfoService - Political, economic, oil and gas reports from our own correspondents in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Iran and other countries of the Caspian, Central Asia regions and several other world capitals. This specialized client interface provides flexible access to the agency's paid news without seeing any online advertisement. One of the distinguishing features of the InfoService is to customize the operation of the interface to read only the news on the topics, markets, countries or regions you are interested in. Trend InfoService has the ability to break news on categories such as oil and gas, business, politics, IT and many other topics. Users can also filter the news for the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea and Central Asia.

    Trend News Reports - Latest Caspian region business, politics, oil and gas news, high-end analytical articles written by specialists with decades of experience in particular fields.

    Caspian Oil & Gas Trend’s - This is a specialized report outlining oil & gas resources in the region, reporting on everything you need to know about the oil and gas industry; includes a section on information relating to home consumption, oil refining in Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

    Azerbaijan Business Monitorings - A comprehensive weekly and monthly roundup of Azerbaijani economic health.

    Caspian Building & Logistics Monitoring - Information on building and logistics is published twice a month and gives you a chance to learn all that there is to know about the building and logistics in Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan Energy Projects Review - Special editions on the status of Azeri offshore oil and gas project and all you need to know about drilling in Azerbaijan.

    Azerbaijan Monthly Banking Analytics - A special edition on the standing of banks in Azerbaijan, including reviews of key indicators.

    Iran Review - Twice a month special editions are published in partnership with the news agencies of Iran. Everything you need to know about Iran, its economy, petrochemical industry and its nuclear program.

    Central Asia Business Monitoring - Bi-monthly report on all aspects of the economy and business pulse of Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan) including latest updates on regional oil markets.

    Kazakhstan Energy Markets - Bi-monthly comprehensive report on the status of the Kazakh oil industry. Transit of Kazakh oil across the Caspian Sea to world markets.

    Turkmenistan Trade Report - Bi-monthly information on all aspects of the country’s economy, trade and business.

    Uzbekistan Economic Review - Bi-monthly report on all aspects of the economy and business of Uzbekistan.

  • Who are our clients

    Among the subscribers to the news and analytical products of Trend are government ministries, the largest commercial and financial companies of the world as well as leading media, think tanks, embassies, OIL companies, banks, insurance companies.

    The agency provides materials to feed Google, Yandex, Redtram, Rambler and others. Paid information databases intended for reputable international media and the world’s political and economic elite receive Trend products.

  • How to Subscribe

    Subscription to Trend products is paid. To subscribe to Trend publications and advertising, paid press releases and purchase of photos please contact Senior Manager of Commercial Department Elena Shabanova Tel: (+994 12) 4371147 (ext. 318), (+994 55) 6654566. Email: sales@trend.az

  • Feedback

    We pay great attention to the needs of our customers and site visitors, and we are ready to deal with reviewers, discuss the comments and suggestions. For any question, comments and suggestions write to agency@trend.az