US interested in several spheres of Azerbaijani economy (UPDATE)
(Details added, first version posted at 13:26)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
US companies are interested in such sectors of the Azerbaijani economy as agriculture, IT, as well as transportation and logistics, Natavan Mammadova, executive director of AmCham, told reporters Dec. 1 in Baku.
“These spheres are priority for Azerbaijan, and we are happy that the American businessmen are also interested in these sectors of the Azerbaijani economy,” noted Mammadova.
She said that AmCham will continue to organize business forums between Azerbaijan and the US in the future.
“This is the first Azerbaijan-US business forum, organized by AmCham, but we plan to hold it annually,” added the executive director. “We even plan to organize the visit of our companies to the US in order to analyze mutual relations.”
According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, trade turnover between Azerbaijan and the US amounted to $478.96 million in January-October 2016, $401.26 million of which accounted for import of the US products.