Azerbaijan, Jordan Sign Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation of Property, Incomes
Azerbaijan, Baku, 5 May / Trend corr Y. Huseynov/ Jordan's King Abdullah II is visiting Azerbaijan. On 5 May, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and King Abdullah II held tete-a-tete meetings in wide format during which they discussed successful development of bilateral relations in different fields and availability of good opportunities for expansion of relationships. The participants exchanged their views about bilateral relations in regional and international issues.
A range of documents was signed between the Azerbaijani government and Jordan Kingdom. The convention on Avoidance of Double Taxation of Property and Incomes and Prevention of Tax Evasion between Azerbaijan and Jordan was undersigned by Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Jordan Minister for Trade and Industry Amir al-Habibi.
The first Azerbaijani-Jordan business forum and Jordan national exhibition took place in Baku in November 2006 during the visit of Jordan Prime Minister Marouf Al Bakhit to Azerbaijan. His delegation included representatives of over 30 companies in the field of construction, chemistry, food industry, health, agriculture, production of domestic equipment. The second exhibition and business forum will take place in Baku on 6 May.
The turnover between Azerbaijan and Jordan made up $1,291,800 (0.01% of Azerbaijan's total turnover) in 2007. In January 2008, import of Jordan goods to Azerbaijan comprised $19,900. Export operations were not carried out with the country in that period.