Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 12
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
Exports of Azerbaijan’s industrial products increased by 21 percent in 2017, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev said at the first meeting of the Exporters Club in 2018 that was dedicated to the presentation of logo of the ‘Made in Azerbaijan’ brand.
Babayev said that exports of agricultural products rose by 28 percent in 2017.
Meanwhile, the number of Azerbaijan’s economic entities participating in the trade turnover increased, as well as the range of exported goods expanded, according to the deputy minister.
“The number of Azerbaijan’s economic entities, participating in trade turnover exceeded 14,000, which means a growth of 7 percent as compared to 2016,” he added. “At the same time, the number of exported trading names increased by 10 percent and reached 3,100 in 2017.”
Babayev noted that Azerbaijan’s exports rose by 19 percent, non-oil exports – by 24 percent in 2017.