Azeri Ministry of Agriculture to Continue Fairs in 2007

Business Materials 26 September 2006 18:36 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Agriculture intends to continue the fairs for the sale of agricultural products by the end of the year, the Minister of Agriculture Ismat Abbasov briefed the journalists on September 26, Trend reports.

Taking into consideration the positive results of the fairs, these events will be held next year, the Minister said.

By present, 5700.54 tons of agricultural goods have been realized in the fair held in the districts of Baku, with 77.75 tons of meat products, 121.72 dairy products, 2770.84 tons of vegetables, 525.57 tons of potatoes, 143.58 tons of grain products and 707.63 tons of fruits.

Abbasov stressed that the growth of the agricultural products in Azerbaijan is expected to equal more that 7.5% by the end of the year.