Ukraine: biggest drug producer to build plant in Azerbaijan

Ukraine’s biggest pharmaceutical company Indar plans to build a medicine plant in Azerbaijan, Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko said.

He made the remarks on October 20,during a tourism forum in Baku.

Mishchenko noted that the company was in negotiations in Azerbaijan and the share in the enterprise would be divided 50-50. (Trend/Business World Magazine)

Azerbaijan to present its products at 5 international exhibitions

Entrepreneurs will be able to take part in at least 5 international exhibitions in 2017 through the line of Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. Mustafayev said that in 2017, Azerbaijani businessmen would be able to showcase their products at exhibitions in Dubai (UAE), Moscow (Russia), Habsburg (Switzerland) and Dusseldorf (Germany).…

Azerbaijan: number of business inspections cut

As many as 50 inspections of business activities were carried out in Azerbaijan in January-September, while the figure was 50,000 for the first nine months of last year, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev reported. “Recently, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has taken very significant steps to promote entrepreneurship, support local production and promote non-oil exports”,…

Azerbaijan and Iraq to launch regular passenger and cargo flights

Azerbaijan and Iraq have discussed opportunities for carrying out regular passenger and cargo flights.

The discussion took place as a delegation of Iraqi aviation administration visited Azerbaijan State Civil Aviation Administration.

The delegation also familiarized themselves with the activity of the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. (Azertac/Business World Magazine)

EU and Azerbaijan to mull bilateral relations

The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber will visit Azerbaijan in late October, Salber’s press service reported. Salber will hold a number of official meetings, at which the sides will discuss bilateral relations. It is also expected to discuss the situation around the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The conflict between the two South Caucasus…

Azerbaijan: investors exempt from state duties

Investors who put their funds in Azerbaijan in accordance with the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model have been exempt from the state duties. The corresponding amendments to the law “On state duty” were approved by Azerbaijani MPs at the plenary session of the country’s parliament October 14. In accordance with the BOT model provided by the law…

Azerbaijan: Poland joins TCITR

Poland’s rail operator PKP LHS has become a member of the Coordination Committee of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR), Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC reported. Another meeting of the Coordination Committee was held in Astana. “The creation of a union of legal entities of the Coordination Committee, the signing of the agreement on the establishment…

Azerbaijan: passenger traffic through TRACECA sector up in January-August 2016

The Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) transported some 229.5 million passengers through Azerbaijan’s territory in January-August 2016, up by 2.2 percent% YoY, Azerbaijan’s State Statistics Committee reported. Meanwhile, some 33.24 million tons of cargo were transported via the TRACECA through Azerbaijan’s territory during the reporting period, down by 6.6% YoY. Some 64.1% (21.3 million tons) of…

Azerbaijan: Islamic microfinance fund to be created

The Islamic fund on microfinance might be created in Azerbaijan, a source on the country’s finance market reported. The source said that the issue was being discussed by Azerbaijan’s microfinance organizations. “The discussions are still at a very early stage, but if market participants agree and adopt a certain decision, then international financial organizations can…

Azerbaijan: Mahan Air to launch flights to Baku

Iranian Mahan Air airline will launch regular flights on Tehran-Baku-Tehran route from October 31, press service of Heydar Aliyev International Airport reported. Azerbaijan State Civil Aviation Administration issued the relevant permission after receiving a request from the airline to perform flights three times a week. Flights are scheduled three times a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays…

Azerbaijan: electricity output down in January-September 2016

Power plants of the Azerenergy JSC, Azerbaijan’s main electricity producer, generated 16.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in January-September as compared to 16.8 billion kilowatt hours generated in the same period of 2015. Azerenergy’s power plants produced about 1.7 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in September. In 2015, Azerenergy produced more than 22.5 billion kilowatt…