Azerbaijani confectionery factory eyeing exports to Iran, Belarus (Exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 23
By Matanat Nasibova - Trend:
Azerbaijani confectionery factory Ulduz plans to expand its exports in the near future, the company's director of sales and exports Sergei Spiridonov told Trend.
Presently, the company's products are present in Georgian, Turkmen and Russian markets, he said.
"We are currently working with Ukraine, Malaysia, Israel and Saudi Arabia. Our products are also represented in Iraq. We are currently negotiating with Iran in order to start exports to that country. We consider exporting our products to Iran. Taking into account not only the high demand, but also convenient transport route, the Iranian market is quite promising. In parallel, we are also negotiating with Belarus in order to export chocolates there. As for cooperation with Russia, we are particularly well represented in Dagestan and the Chechen Republic," Spiridonov said.
He stressed that exports depend on the season - sales tend to grow as winter approaches, and during this period the main task of the enterprise is to increase production.
"Export is interesting to us, first of all because it is foreign currency, additional investment that will come to our republic. And this means that due to the incoming money, we will be able to buy raw materials and pay to suppliers. Of course, we plan to increase our export potential, expand the geography of sales and increase the volumes," Spiridonov said.