Baku to host Azerbaijan-Ukraine business forum
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
Azerbaijan’s capital Baku will host the Azerbaijan-Ukraine business forum in November, said Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko.
He made the remarks Oct. 20 during a tourism forum in Baku.
Mishchenko said the officials of about 50 Ukrainian companies from various spheres of economy will visit Baku for the forum.
A number of issues, including the construction of a plant for manufacturing the Ukrainian Antonov An-178 aircraft in Azerbaijan, as well as the construction of a medicine plant in Azerbaijan with the support of Ukraine’s biggest pharmaceutical company Indar, will be discussed during the forum, noted the ambassador.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Ukraine amounted to $234.7 million in January-September 2016, some $201.8 million of which accounted for imports from Ukraine, according to Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee.