BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 25. Over one million businessmen and over 150,000 legal entities have been registered in Azerbaijan so far, MP Tahir Mirkishili said at the "Role of entrepreneurship in economic development" conference dedicated to the Day of Businessman on April 25 in Baku, Trend reports.
According to Mirkishili, such an increase in the number of business entities was facilitated by the programs and activities carried out by the government of Azerbaijan.
"More than 650 production facilities have been created in Azerbaijan since the early 2000s, which significantly increased the share of production and industry in GDP," he noted.
The appropriate programs are being developed in Azerbaijan to incentivize and encourage business, added the MP.