Baku to host Azerbaijani-Czech business forum
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Baku will host the Azerbaijani-Czech business forum as part of Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mládek’s visit to Azerbaijan January 17, the Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said in a message Jan. 11.
According to the message, the forum will be organized by AZPROMO and supported by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy.
The Czech companies operating in agriculture, food industry, finance, insurance, energy, logistics, construction, law, petrochemistry, mechanical engineering, glass production and other sectors of the economy are expected to participate in the forum, the message said.
According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic amounted to $312.02 million in January-November 2016, $214.17 million of which accounted for the export of Azerbaijani goods to the Czech Republic.
The Czech Republic ranks 12th in the list of main importers of Azerbaijani goods.
The share of the Czech Republic in the total export from Azerbaijan totaled 2.58 percent in January-November 2016.
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