Customs services of Azerbaijan and UAE discuss prospects for cooperation
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 29 / Trend A.Badalova /
The UAE Customs Service, Dubai Customs, received a delegation of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee headed by Committee Director General for Customs Control Shahin Bagirov.
Zawya has reported that the main purpose of the visit was to discuss the possibilities of administrative cooperation between the customs bodies of the two countries.
A presentation of the customs system "Mersal 2" was organized in which the delegation was informed about the protection of intellectual property rights management, progressive and modernized strategic plans and human resource programs in Dubai Customs.
According to statistics from Dubai Customs, Dubai's exports to Azerbaijan increased for the period from January-September 2010 to 900 percent or 34 million dirhams compared to imports at 3.2 million dirhams.
Dubai's imports from Azerbaijan fell by 50 percent by the end of the third quarter of this year's 3 million dirhams compared to 6 million dirhams for the same period last year.