Azerbaijan, Poland to eye new prospects for economic cooperation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.22
By Seba Aghayeva - Trend:
The governments of Azerbaijan and Poland will review the new prospects for cooperation in the economic sphere.
The sides will hold negotiations during the 7th meeting of Azerbaijan-Poland intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation to be held on Dec.15 in Baku, Poland's embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend on Oct.21.
A delegation of the Polish government, led by the country's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Janusz Piechocinski will pay a visit to Azerbaijan.
During the meeting, it is planned to hold discussions on the expansion of the bilateral trade turnover and economic cooperation, as well as making investments in Azerbaijan.
The co-chairs of the commission are Energy Minister Natig Aliyev from Azerbaijan and Janusz Piechocinski from Poland.
Earlier, the Director of the Foreign Relations Department of Poland's National Chamber of Commerce, Jerzy Drozdz told Trend that the agrarian sector, production of food products, and other areas can be promising spheres for expanding the cooperation between Azerbaijani and Polish entrepreneurs.
"We positively assess the cooperation with Azerbaijan, especially between small and medium-sized enterprises and want the Polish entrepreneurs to establish cooperation with their Azerbaijani colleagues," he said.
"Certain agreements have been reached in the sphere of industrial production and I hope these agreements will be implemented in the near future," Drozdz said.
Polish entrepreneurs gradually are moving to a new stage of cooperation, namely to the stage of making investments, according to the department director.
Several Polish firms make investments in Turkey, as well as in a number of CIS countries. These firms also expressed readiness to participate in the Azerbaijani market, Drozdz said.
"Azerbaijan is known as the world's oil country, and everything that is connected with the oil industry is also interesting for Polish entrepreneurs," the department director said.
Edited by SI