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Date: 3 November 2016 20:46A+
Baku, November 3, AZERTAC
Arkhangelsk region of the Russian Federation has expressed an interest in Azerbaijan’s experience in developing industrial parks at the presentation of the region’s investment potential at the 7th Azerbaijan-Russia interregional forum.
Deputy Chair of Arkhangelsk government Viktor Ikonnikov said that trade between Arkhangelsk region and Azerbaijan amounted to $7 million in the first six months of this year. “This is somewhat lower than in the same period of last year.”
“We need to find new logistic solutions, new partners, successful models of cooperation of industrial enterprises, including in shipbuilding industry, which is being actively developed in Azerbaijan,” said Ikonnikov.
Deputy Minister of Agroindustrial Complex and Trade of Arkhangelsk region Irina Bajanova said that large trade networks operated in the region and they were interested in supplies of Azerbaijani fruits and vegetables. “Today we are exploring possibilities to ensure direct supplies of Azerbaijani fruits and vegetables to Arkhangelsk region,” she added.
On the sidelines of the forum representatives of Arkhangelsk region discussed ways of supporting small and medium entrepreneurship, mechanisms of developing cooperation between Pomorye (Arkhangelsk region) and Azerbaijan. The forum also featured meetings between representatives of Russian and Azerbaijani companies with the aim of establishing new business contacts.