The first Polish National Exhibition in Azerbaijan will be opened on 8 November in the ABU ARENA hall, Trend reports with reference to the Polish Embassy in Azerbaijan.
The exhibition will be held under patronage of Speaker of the Polish Senate Bogand Borusevic and Polish Economic Minister Peter Jeogj Voznyak. The Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament Oktay Asadov and Economic Development Minister Heydar Babayev are also expected to make patronage in the exhibition.
As mentioned in the statement of the Embassy, the Polish entrepreneurs are very interested in establishing new relations. The Economical Forum held in September 2006 due to the first meeting of the Polish-Azerbaijani Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Co-operation brought together more than 100 Polish firms. The participants of the Forum positively assessed the potential of opportunities for mutually beneficial co-operation. Azerbaijan, which achieved the highest indicator for economic growth among CIS countries on a par with Kazakhstan and Russia, is a territory of the largest foreign investments for the Polish entrepreneurs, mentioned in the statement. The Polish entrepreneurs understand that the economical growth of Azerbaijan is the result of the stable political situation and held market reforms. The dynamic of the Polish-Azerbaijani trade turnover equaled the level of 135% last year, and the preliminary data for the first half year of 2006 give warning of further development.
On 8-10 November nearly 50 serious Polish entrepreneurs will present their co-operation proposals in ABU ARENA hall, and it means that the exhibition will be the largest presentation of Polish economy in the history of Polish-Azerbaijani trade relations. The conduct of the exhibition will be followed by an Economic Forum that will focus on the key problems of mutual co-operation.
The exhibition will bring together the biggest Polish companies functioning in the spheres of aviation, light industry, cosmetics, pharmaceutics, construction, etc.
The exhibition is organized by the Assistance Center of Polish Economic Chamber through the support from the Polish Embassy in Baku.