After Italy, Azerbaijan Second Partner of Israel for Level of Trade Turnover: Ambassador
Azerbaijan, Baku, 8 July /corr. Trend U.Ismaylova / After Italy, Azerbaijan is the second partner of Israel for the level of trade turnover, said the Ambassador of Israel to Azerbaijan, Artur Lenk, during the Azerbaijan- Israeli construction business-forum on 8 July.
"Last year Israel exported goods to Azerbaijan, totaling $80mln and Azerbaijan exported goods amounting to $1.5bln," said Lenk.
Azerbaijan exports mainly oil products to Israel.
According to Lenk, in 2007 Israel exported construction products to different countries. In addition, the Ambassador said that in Israel the level of technical safety in the construction sector is at high level and completely corresponds to the European standards of quality, and if Azerbaijani construction companies wish, Israeli companies are prepared to share their experience in this regard.
Technical safety in Azerbaijan is not at the highest level. So,
in August 2007, 25 people died as a result of collapse of the constructed
16-storeyed building because of breaks in the regulations of technical safety
Lenk said that from the Israeli side, the forum is attended by six largest and well-known construction, and from the Azerbaijan side - 40 companies.
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