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 region and the Central Asia.
The Agency has established Trend Expert Council, which brings together about 40 well-known independent experts from the countries of region and West.
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.
Furthermore, Trend News Agency was awarded the Brand Award Azerbaijan-2008 in the nomination of Agency of Exclusive Information of the Year.
Eurasian Television and Radio Academy, jointly with RIA Novosti, recognized Trend News the most dynamically developing resource in Eurasia in 2008.
Trend's partners include RIA Novosti (Russia), Dow Jones, Deutsche Press Agentur and Deutsche Welle (Germany), Xinhua (China), Cihan (Turkey), IRNA and Mehr (Iran), RosBusinessConsulting (Russia), Afghan Voice Agency (Afghanistan), Adnkronos International (Italy), Yonhap (South Korea), Lithuanian ELTA, Caucasus Press and GeoHotNews (Georgia), Belarusian Telegraph Agency BELTA, Tajik national agency Khovar, Kazakh Kazinform state news agency, Ukrainian Ukrinform State News Agency, Syrian SANA State News Agency, Mongolian Montsame News Agency, Uzbek Jahon State News Agency, Moroccan Maghreb Arab Press State News Agency and other outlets.
What we write about
Trend News Agency has five news services - Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Arabic and Persian. The services provide news of countries and regions by placing more focus on ongoing events in languages appropriate to the specific audiences.
Trend publishes a daily bulletin of business news, specialized bulletins - Trend Oil and Gas, which covers oil and gas markets of the Caspian Sea region and the Central Asia; Trend Transport, which reviews the transport sector in the region; Trend Weekly Business Report and Trend Monthly Business Report - review of macroeconomic indicators of Azerbaijan’s economy; specialized edition Trend Finances - review on the financial sector; Iran Economy Review, which covers macroeconomics in Iran.
Trend offers photos, covering the latest news about current affairs and main political, business, sports and cultural events. The Agency has an extensive photo archive.
According to Google Analytics, 4.755 million users visited www.trend.az in 2011. Page views exceeded 28.788 million, which is 53 percent higher than in 2010.
Trend News Agency has introduced TrendMobile application, which can be installed free on your iPhone smartphone or iPad tablet through the App Store. By installing TrendMobile, you will have a permanent online access to major economic and political news of the Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region and Central Asia, the daily specialized research and event photos. Free download of TrendMobile in the App Store here.
Trend has introduced an electronic news sales system, which has greatly facilitated and simplified users’ access to the company's paid content materials. With the help of a plastic card, you can pay for access to information on the agency's website according to your needs. Visa and Master Card can be used to make these purchases.
For the convenience of users who want urgent access to Trend’s news, the company has also introduced a system of selling products via mobile phone. If you have not subscribed to any news and want to read the information with limited access on our site, you can do so by sending a paid SMS from your mobile phone. This innovation will allow you to read materials with limited access in over 60 countries worldwide.
Who are our clients
Among the subscribers to the news and analytical products of Trend are the state and government agencies of different countries, the largest commercial and financial companies of the world as well as leading media and think tanks.
The agency provides materials to feed Google, Yandex, Redtram, Rambler and others. Paid information databases of the UK, USA, France and Russia intended for reputable international media and the world’s political and economic elite receive Trend products.
Where we work
Trend News Agency head office is located in Baku, Azerbaijan. Our correspondents are based in 15 countries, including Russia, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, Iran, France, Belgium, Austria and the United States.
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) 4973172 (ext. 164), (+994 55) 6654566. Email: sales@Trend.Az
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