Azerbaijani Twininq project becomes one of most successful
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 24 /Trend, N.Ismayilova/
Twininq project "Support to ensure food quality and safety in Azerbaijan and the legal and technical improvement of certification of fish products in Azerbaijan", implemented by the
State Service for Antimonopoly Policy and Consumer Protection under the Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan with the support of the European Commission, has become one of the four most successful projects out of 225, the ministry said.
Twining project is implemented under 2004-2010 Action Plan of the European Neighbourhood Policy. The project, implemented in Azerbaijan, joined the four most successful as reflected in the 2009 report on European Commission projects Twininq, TAIEX and Sigma.
The State Service for Antimonopoly Policy and Consumer Protection intends to further expand cooperation with certain institutions of the European Commission.
Twininq project has been implemented in Azerbaijan since October 1, 2008 with the support of the relevant structures of Holland and Latvia. The aim is to provide exports of fishery products of Azerbaijan to the EU market. Since January 1, 2010, Azerbaijan has been included in the list of third countries which have permission to export caviar to the EU. Work is continuing on obtaining permission to export other types of fishery products to EU markets.