Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 27
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijan is one of Italy's main trade partners, Manuela Traldi, Italy-Azerbaijan Trade Institute ITAZERCOM head, said at a presentation entitled "Investments in Azerbaijan: Business Environment and Opportunities", organized by the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) and the Italy-Azerbaijan Trade Institute (ITAZERCOM), the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy and Industry said August 27.
The presentation was held as part of the EXPO-2015 international exhibition in the Italian city of Milan.
Traldi said that Azerbaijan is implementing major projects in various sectors of the economy, which also involve the Italian companies.
She stressed the importance of holding business meetings, exhibitions and other joint events in the development of economic relations between Azerbaijan and Italy.
Then AZPROMO head Rufat Mammadov made a presentation on the investment environment and business opportunities of Azerbaijan. He informed the participants about the economy of the country and Azerbaijan-Italy economic and trade relations.
He said that as a result of the successfully carried out socio-economic policy, Azerbaijan has achieved sustainable economic growth. The country has created a favorable investment and business environment, which led to its becoming a foreign investor.
The presentations of the Azerbaijan Investment Company's activity, Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park, Balakhani Industrial Park also took place at the event.
In addition, the participants got acquainted with Azerbaijani pavilion at EXPO-2015.
Milan Expo-2015 International Exhibition has operated since May 1. Some 145 countries are taking part in the current exhibition, held under the moto "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". Of these, only 54 countries, including Azerbaijan, are represented by a national pavilion. Other countries are represented by stands at the exhibition.
World Expo exhibitions have been held since 1851. They are considered to be the third largest international event after the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup by the number of visitors coming from around the world.
Edited by CN
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