Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 9
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Japanese businessmen may take advantage of the favorable investment atmosphere created in Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev said.
Aliyev made the remarks at a meeting with Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan Teruyuki Katori in Baku, the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee said Jan. 9.
Aliyev spoke about the business atmosphere created in the country, improvement of entrepreneurial activity, facilitation and acceleration of international trade.
“These reforms created opportunities for flexible and productive entrepreneurial activity,” he said. "Japanese businessmen may invest in Azerbaijan, in particular, in the establishment of big enterprises."
Ambassador Katori stressed the high level of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Japan in all spheres, including customs, and expressed readiness to work for further expansion of cooperation between the two countries.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Japan for 11 months of 2017 amounted to $152.59 million, $148.9 million of which accounted for import of Japanese products, according to Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee.