Azerbaijan invites Czech companies to set up joint ventures in agriculture & energy

  16 May 2019    Read: 1083
  Azerbaijan invites Czech companies to set up joint ventures in agriculture & energy

Azerbaijan is inviting Czech companies to create joint ventures in the fields of agriculture, industry and energy, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Economy Minister Rufat Mammadov said at the Azerbaijani-Czech Business Forum May 16, AzVision.az reports.

“There are great opportunities for creating joint ventures between the countries,” the deputy minister added.

Mammadov noted that 26 companies with Czech capital operate in Azerbaijan. Companies from the Czech Republic invested $33.5 million in Azerbaijan’s economy, while Azerbaijani investments in the Czech Republic amounted to $50 million.

“Czech companies took part in the implementation of projects worth a total of $2.8 billion in Azerbaijan,” he said.

The volume of trade between the countries exceeded $1 billion in 2018, which is 57 percent more than in 2017, he added.


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