Azerbaijan, Baku, 11 January / corr Trend A.Badalova / There is potential for Azerbaijan and Belarus to increase their goods turnover, Niyazi Safarov, the Azerbaijani Deputy Minister for Economic Development, said to an Azerbaijani-Belarus business forum in Baku on 11 January.
"It is impossible to state that the goods turnover between the two countries is on a high level. However, the development and structure of relations testifies its potential for goods turnover between the countries," Safarov said.
According to Safarov, in 2006 the goods turnover between Azerbaijan and Belarus exceeded $20mln. However, the volume of export was inconsiderable comprising over $1mln.
Safarov said that in the past cooperation between Azerbaijan and Belarus has developed more rapidly. Azerbaijan intends to import dairy products, meat, butter, etc. from Belarus