Small sewing factory to open in Azerbaijani district
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 3
By Matanat Nasibova – Trend:
A small sewing factory is planned to be opened within a project being implemented in Azerbaijan through financial support from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO), Head of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan Sakina Babayeva told Trend.
“A new factory is planned to be opened in Azerbaijan’s Tovuz district,” she said.
"The project is worth 120,000 manats, and is being financed by the Association and SECO,” Babayeva said. “Each of the parties contributes 50 percent of the financial resources. The new factory will be commissioned in December 2019 and will contribute to the creation of 25-30 permanent job places."
“The opening of a small factory is aimed at supporting the development of women's entrepreneurship in the districts,” she said.
According to the statistics, over 143,000 women are involved in business activities in Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijani Association of Women Entrepreneurs was established in October 2017 through the support of Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs.