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Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
As a result of export missions as part of promoting the “Made in Azerbaijan” brand, Azerbaijani companies signed 30 agreements on export of local products, Rufat Mammadov, head of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), said at a press conference in Baku Oct. 13.
“We are already exporting pomegranate juice and hazelnuts to Germany, chicken eggs to Afghanistan, fruit juices to Pakistan,” noted Mammadov.
He added that export of various products to Qatar and Kazakhstan is also being carried out.
AZPROMO head noted that the contracts signed during the export missions are not one-time contracts, but are concluded for a long period and envisage big volumes of export.
Nine export missions have been organized since the beginning of the mechanisms to promote the “Made in Azerbaijan” brand. Three missions were organized in 2016 and six missions – in 2017.
Azerbaijani exporters visited China, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, Qatar, Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries. Moreover, it is planned to send export missions to China, the UAE, Russia and Saudi Arabia by the end of the year.