Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 29
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
There should be no problems with the export of Azerbaijani tomatoes to Russia in 2018, said Chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev.
He made the remarks at a conference dedicated to the results of fourth year implementation of "The State Program on socio-economic development of the regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014-2018” in Baku Jan. 29.
“Last year, we faced some difficulties in exporting our tomatoes to Russia. This was related primarily to the fact that Russia banned the import of Turkish tomatoes. We repeatedly met with our Russian colleagues during the past year, and the latest such meeting took place in September 2017. We managed to prove that it is economically unprofitable for Azerbaijan to re-export Turkish tomatoes to Russia,” he explained.
Aliyev noted that there should be no serious problems with the export of tomatoes to Russia, but if such problems arise, the Customs Committee is always ready to solve them.