By Amina Nazarli
Baku will host the Azerbaijani-Czech business forum as part of the visit of Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mládek, scheduled for January 17.
Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) said that the forum will be organized by AZPROMO and supported by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Economy.
The Czech companies operating in agriculture, food industry, finance, insurance, energy, logistics, construction, law, petrochemistry, mechanical engineering, glass production and other sectors of the economy are expected to participate in the forum, the message said.
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic amounted to $312.02 million in January-November 2016, and $214.17 million of which accounted for the export of Azerbaijani goods to the Czech Republic, according to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee.
The Czech Republic ranks 12th in the list of main importers of Azerbaijani goods. The share of the Czech Republic in the total export from Azerbaijan totaled 2.58 percent in January-November 2016.