Azexport team met with thousands of entrepreneurs
The Azexport.az portal, which supports the expansion of export opportunities in Azerbaijan, continues to hold meetings with small and medium entrepreneurs. The meeting, organized in Ganja, was attended by approximately 110 entrepreneurs from Ganja, Naftalan, Agstafa, Dashkesan, Gedabek, Goranboy, Goygol, Kazakh, Samukh, Shamkir and Tovuz. It is worth mentioning that the main purpose of the meeting was to inform a wider audience about Azexport portal, which was created to expand export opportunities of Azerbaijan. It was mentioned on the meeting, that in recent years, according to the relevant state program, comprehensive measures for the development of regions with non-oil potential were realized. Azexport portal which was created a few months ago, aims to expand export opportunities in Azerbaijan and it has already made important steps to simplify the delivery of export goods of small and medium entrepreneurs operating in the regions to foreign partners and increase the export potential of our country. Zaur Gardashov, the head of the Azexport.az portal, told about the functionality of the portal, the work principles of a single database of Azerbaijani producers, as well as about the additional opportunities offered to the exporters. In addition, international and local payment systems integrated in Azexport portal, transportation and logistics services, real time translation services and the possibility of placing local products on the international trading platforms were explained in detail. The event was also attended by the representatives of local executive authorities. The ways of uploading of the local products’ info were later explained to the entrepreneurs, their questions were answered. Businessmen have expressed satisfaction with the ongoing reforms in the direction of creation of a favorable business environment and entrepreneurship development in our country. It should be noted, that the biggest part of orders is from China, Russia, Georgia, Egypt, Belarus, Pakistan, Togo and other countries on the wine, chicken, eggs, various juices, apples, whiskey and other products. Azexport creates access to all services of export chain - certification, transport, logistics, market entry and payment. It is worth adding that, to ensure complete satisfaction of entrepreneurs with the portal, Azexport team held meetings with about 500 small and medium entrepreneurs of the several districts of Baku, as well as 200 businessmen from the regions of the republic. It is worth to mention, that Azexport.az portal was created according to the Decree from September 21, 2016 of President Ilham Aliyev "On creation of a unified database of goods produced in Azerbaijan Republic". The portal currently includes more than 5000 products.