Baku and Bern discuss expanding business between chambers of commerce [PHOTO]

By Ayya Lmahamad

Baku and Bern discussed expanding the activities of the Swiss-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, reports Azernews.

The discussion took place during a meeting between Chairman of the Board of the Azerbaijan Agency for the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises Orkhan Mammadov and Chairman of the Swiss-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce and Industry , Claude Hague, held online.

The sides exchanged views on attracting companies from both countries to the chamber and organizing joint events with entrepreneurs.

The Azerbaijan Small and Medium Business Development Agency continues to organize meetings with local and foreign entrepreneurs to expand relations and implement new business initiatives.

Azerbaijan and Switzerland cooperate in various economic fields. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on January 21, 1992.

There is mutually beneficial cooperation between Baku and Bern in the non-oil sector. In addition, Baku will host a meeting of the Commission for Trade and Economic Relations between Switzerland and Azerbaijan in 2022.

Trade turnover between the two countries stood at $457.2 million in 2021, with exports accounting for $272.5 million and imports accounting for $184.7 million.

Ayya ​​Lmahamad is the journalist of AzerNews, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad

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