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Baku, Sabail district, Neftchilar prospect, 44 АZ1000 *** 3 voted

About Azpromo

Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) is a joint public-private-initiative, established by the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan in 2003 with the aim to contribute to the economic development through attracting foreign investments in the non-oil sectors of economy and stimulating expansion of country's exports of non-oil goods to the overseas markets. AZPROMO is a unique body in Azerbaijan that operates as a "one-stop-shop" for assisting and advising foreign-based companies interested in investigating and utilizing investment opportunities in Azerbaijan. AZPROMO is a devoted partner for companies established in Azerbaijan looking to enter foreign markets. Our knowledge of foreign markets and applicable trade regulations along with a wide network of foreign representations and partners offer good opportunity for companies to expand their export capacities. We encourage you to discover opportunities of doing business in and with Azerbaijan through our dynamic organisation! OUR MISSION: To sustain economic growth and diversification by maximizing inflow of FDI and utilizing effectively export capacities. AZPROMO plays a role of a single body guiding foreign investors in their negotiations with all relevant Government agencies and local entrepreneurs. AZPROMO… Promotes Azerbaijan as a business location Assists international companies setting up business in Azerbaijan Assists companies based in Azerbaijan with reaching foreign markets Promotes improvement of business and investment climate CORE ACTIVITIES Country promotion Event management Investment generation and services Market intelligence and export services Match making and linkages Policy advocacy Cooperation with international trade and investment promotion agencies COUNTRY PROMOTION Since its early days AZPROMO became an active promoter of Azerbaijan as the most attractive business destination in the region. A set of various instruments enables increased awareness by international businesses of favourable business environment and opportunities existing in Azerbaijan. With years of applying best practices in this field AZPROMO became a brand in itself. Our activities include: Business forums and B2B meetings Country presentations International promotion of the “Made in Azerbaijan” brand Coverage in international mass media Publications AZPROMO is a member of World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) having seat in its Steering Committee as a Director for South Caucasus and Central Asia of this international organisation. AZPROMO has a network of international representative offices in Georgia, Austria, USA, Germany and UAE. AZPROMO maintains close relations with many international investment promotions agencies, chambers of commerce, governmental organizations and other business promotion institutions. We signed memorandums on cooperation and partnership with over 67 such organisations from 36 countries all over the world. Trade information Import regulations and requirements in the EU, USA, Korea, Japan, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other CIS countries Customs duties and customs regulations in the EU, USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other CIS countries National export customs duties, procedures, licensing and permits Labeling and packaging Information on recent trends in various markets Export financing International fairs and events information Transportation and logistics Certification and standards information Certification requirements in the EU, USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other CIS countries CODEX requirements Certification and safety requirements for agricultural products (e.g. MRL's - maximum pesticide residue levels) Certification and safety requirements for foodstuff and beverages (e.g. permitted additives and preservatives according EU, USA and other international standards), HACCP, ISO 22001, IFS, BRC, requirements for "bio-products") General standards and health claims International product and company certification Testing of samples of export products in internationally accredited laboratories with further certification Other technical and health certification requirements Export opportunities on different markets Information about individual export opportunities coming from foreign companies Selected only relevant ones based on exporters profile Legal advice Sample of export related contracts (e.g. exclusive dealership contracts, agency agreements, terms and conditions) INCOTERMS Incorporation of Azerbaijani companies abroad - opening of branches and representative offices Managerial support When negotiating with prospective foreign clients and counterparts When establishing export department When improving effective management When facing managerial and administrative problems To optimize export related business processes To set up corporate culture and code of business ethics To guide on logistics and transportation solutions Marketing support Assessment of existing export and marketing plans Export plan draft Identification of prospective export-oriented products and services Market analysis and market surveys on specific products and market Search for potential clients abroad Establishing of contacts with marketing and advertising agencies abroad Establishing of contacts with respective foreign partners Official export database Creation, operation and regular update of exporters database Direct presentation of companies to the whole world Generation opportunities and business links Trainings Open trainings on trade (e.g. INCOTERMS, terms of payment), certification (e.g. product certification for EU and marketing (offer, internet, preparation for trade fairs) topics. Soft skills Information supply Handling investment inquiries Sectoral investment opportunities Investment projects Legal and business framework for FDI Logistics support Fact-finding missions to Azerbaijan (visa facilitation, accommodation, booking and transportation) Site visits Meetings with local authorities and private institutions Support in getting established Business start-up Identification of local suppliers and commercial service providers Project partner search and contact Licenses and permits Liaising with regulators Aftercare services Investment expansion/re-investment plans Social events for investors (networking, relationship building) Individual troubleshooting and assistance in day-to-day operational issues Information on changes in business environment Identification of local suppliers