Azerbaijan, Baku, July 29 / Trend /
An event on "Educating of entrepreneurs in regions" was held in Shamakhi to educate Azerbaijani entrepreneurs about export in the European Union, the main features of the EU program on "Generalized System of Preferences+"("GSP+"), the potential benefit of the system for business, the Ministry of Economic Development said.
Reports on "Existing and new export markets, access to them" and "E-commerce and its role in entrepreneurship", as well as presentations were made. The portal of e-commerce www.b2b.az, created with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and German Society for Technical Assistance GTZ was presented.
Deputy head of the entrepreneurship development department Elchin Ibrahimov said that export opportunities of the country are rapidly expanding.
The presidential decree "Additional measures to improve regulation rules of import and export operations in the Azerbaijan Republic" dated may 14, 2010 has special importance to develop non-oil sector, improve business environment, stimulate exports and increase export-import operations.
"As a result of changes and additions to the rules governing the import and export operations, the number of documents and procedures required in the transactions reduced. Calculation rules for export were simplified. Favorable conditions were created for exporters," Ibrahimov said.
Consultant of foreign trade policy department and World Trade Organization of the Ministry Altun Aliyev and director of the regional development and public programs sector Rustam Makhmudov consider business education in organization and management of export and the role of e-commerce in business development as important.
Representatives of the relevant organizations and entrepreneurs who operate in the economic region of mountainous Shirvan attended the event.