AZPROMO: Azerbaijan to organize 4 more export missions until year-end
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 6
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Azerbaijan plans to send export missions to China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) until the end of 2017, Yusif Abdullayev, vice president of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), told Trend Sept. 6.
According to him, export missions help to diversify both the geography of export and the export portfolio.
“Today our main goal is the diversification of export geography, as well as the expansion of export portfolio. Export missions has great role in this. Since the beginning of the year, we have already organized a number of missions, and will send a mission to Hungary in early October. Moreover, we plan to send export missions to China, the UAE, Russia and Saudi Arabia by the end of the year,” noted Abdullayev.
He said that as part of promotion of the Made in Azerbaijan brand, it is also planned to take part in several big exhibitions.
More than 20 Azerbaijani companies will visit the biggest food fair – Anuga, to be held in Germany’s Cologne in early October, said the vice president.
“Meanwhile, we have already participated in such an exhibition, and as a result, one of Azerbaijani companies signed a contract on the supply of 500,000 bottles of wine to China,” added Abdullayev.
Azerbaijan is sending trade missions to various countries since November 2016 in order to increase its exports. The country has already sent export missions to Qatar (in February) and Kazakhstan (in April), as well as to Germany, Afghanistan and Pakistan since early 2017.