Bulgaria ready to export wide range of products to Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 29
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Bulgaria is interested in exporting a wide range of products to Azerbaijan, Bojidar Lоukarsky, Bulgarian minister of economy, said.
Lоukarsky made remarks at the Azerbaijani-Bulgarian business forum in Baku Sept. 29.
He added that the issue is pharmaceutical products and medical equipment, clothing, food and other agricultural products, building constructions, as well as the construction of mini-plants for vegetable and fruit processing, etc.
"Bulgaria is greatly interested in the Azerbaijani economy and expanding ties,” the minister said. “Both countries have great opportunities for cooperation in various fields."
Lоukarsky stressed that the trade turnover between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan does not correspond to the existing potential.
According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria amounted to $17.13 million in January-August 2016 and mainly accounted for the import of Bulgarian products. The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria increased twofold compared to January-August 2015.
Almost 120 companies operating in the fields of ICT, oil and gas, insurance, logistics, agricultural insurance, transport, construction, trade, etc. attended the Azerbaijani-Bulgarian business forum.