TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRADE TIES8 september, 2009
Yevgeni Shedrin, a country representative of the Russia’s Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan, has set out on study trip to Qavqaz (Caucuses) cannery on his visit to Khachmaz, north of Azerbaijan.
A representative of The Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation in Azerbaijan, Yevgeniy Shedrin has visited Khachmaz District, north of Azerbaijan. In the frame of visit, aimed at extending trade relations between two nations, the Russian delegation members have met local entrepreneurs and taken tours to enterprises.
During the meeting of Mr. Shedrin with the Head of Khachmaz District Executive Power, Mr. Shamsaddin Khanbabayev, the issue of establishing bilateral trade relations was once again in the focus of discussions.
During their trip to Khachmaz on September 8, 2009, the delegation of Russian officials including Aleksandr Sibizov, Gunduz Hamzayev and others with Mr. Yevgeniy Shedrin at the head visited Qavqaz cannery. Received by Mr. Amir Zeynalzade, plant manager, the visitors then took trip to see the production sites and other areas of the plant.
While touring about the plant, Mr. Shedrin has come across the members of delegation from the Standardization Bureau of the Commonwealth of Independent States. In the conversation during a chance meeting of both delegations at our plant the visitors shared their impressions and expressed satisfaction having witnessed the process of utilization of state-of- art technologies and employees having necessary work conditions at the plant.
A study trip to the plant was then followed by a meeting. At the meeting, Mr. Shedrin noted that global financial crisis has not affected the size of trade turnovers between Russia and Azerbaijan
Chief trade representative of Russia in Azerbaijan has also said that the volume of trade between two countries would not decrease in 2009 too. The official believes that economic ties between Russia and Azerbaijan will help offset the consequences of the crisis. “Russia will retain its position as Azerbaijan’s biggest trade partner this year, too. According to our forecasts, the volume of trade transactions between two countries will remain stable as it was last year.”- he went on saying.
Further, Mr. Shedrin has mentioned of the plans to arrange bilateral country tours for entrepreneurs aimed at the development of economic relations between the countries. Continuing on the subject, he said that a delegation of business people from Stavropol, Tambov, Astrakhan regions of Russia and Tatarstan are expected to visit Azerbaijan in coming months.
At the end of the meeting, Mr. Shedrin has expressed his gratitude for sincere and hospitable reception of his delegation in Azerbaijan.