Azerbaijani entrepreneurs will pay a visit to the Iranian cities of Tabriz and Ardabil on January 14-17, 2017, the Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said in a message.
Meetings with Iranian entrepreneurs are planned during the visit to expand ties among the businessmen of Iran and Azerbaijan.
The visit will take place under the organizational support of the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs Organizations of Azerbaijan.
Iranian companies have so far invested $2.6 billion in Azerbaijan’s economy. As much as $145 million of the total amount has gone to the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan. This is while some 450 companies with Iranian share operate in Azerbaijan.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Iran amounted to $175 million in January-November, $130.13 million of which accounted for the import from Iran, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan. (Trend/Business World Magazine)