By Sara Israfilbayova
Azerbaijan Trade House in Minsk has signed deals with a number of major Belarusian trade companies to organize sale of Azerbaijani products in the country.
Azerbaijan’s first ever Trade House has already contributed to export of 84 tons of fruit and vegetable products, including 8,000 bottles of olive oil, 2,700 bottles of pomegranate juice and more than 1,200 boxes of tea, to Belarus, the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry reported on August 25.
Azerbaijan Trade House in Minsk has been opened on May 26 to facilitate the export process, promote an export of competitive Azerbaijani production and enable the countries to expand trade operations.
Today, alcoholic products, natural juices, jams, cosmetics and other products of Azerbaijan are displayed in the Trade House.
Azerbaijan plans to open its second Trade House in Arkhangelsk region, Russia.
Cooperation of Belarus and Azerbaijan in the economic sphere has been developing dynamically over the past decade.
Belarus mainly exports to Azerbaijan the production of machinery, woodworking, tires, foodstuff, medicine, household appliances, dishes and other goods, meanwhile Azerbaijan exports to Belarus the products made of aluminum, products of petrochemistry, engineering and agriculture.
Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Belarus amounted to $79.08 million in January-July 2017, $8.25 million of which fell on exports from Belarus, according to Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee.
A store of Belarusian goods is expected to open in Ganja ,the second biggest city of Azerbaijan, while similar sale points are already operational in the capital city Baku.
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