Deutsch-Aserbaidschanisches Wirtschaftsforum 2017

Hyatt Regency Baku, Aserbaidschan

On 11 October 2017, the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (AHK Azerbaijan) organised the German-Azerbaijani Business Forum with the support of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations and Eastern Europe Business Association of Germany at Hyatt Meeting & Conference Centre. 

The core themes of the Forum were finance, industry, transport and logistics. The aim of the event was to provide German and Azerbaijani companies with a business platform where they could discuss current opportunities for cooperation and to present their projects and offers. 

At the official opening of the Forum, Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Aydin Aliyev, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Sahil Babayev and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Mrs. Theresa Schönfeld delivered their opening remarks. 

Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Aydin Aliyev informed the participants about the reforms implemented in the customs sector in the country over the recent years and stated that the Committee is always open to new offers and ideas. 

Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Sahil Babayev underscored the role of such events in the intensive and long-term cooperation between the Ministry and the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce. Stressing the great potential for trade relations between Azerbaijan and Germany, Mr. Babayev underlined the importance of developing cooperation between the two countries by making investments in the Industry, Transport & Logistics and Energy sectors of Azerbaijan. 

Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Mrs. Teresa Schönfeld congratulated the AHK Azerbaijan on the occasion of the 5 year anniversary and emphasised the significant role of the Chamber in the German-Azerbaijani relations. Mrs. Schönfeld highlighted the contribution of Mr. President, H.E. Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Berlin in June 2016 to the strengthening of business relations between the two countries. 

The opening ceremony was followed by a presentation dedicated to the theme on “Industry and Logistics hub Azerbaijan – Opportunities for cooperating with the German economy”. After the plenary discussion about “Business climate and financing in Azerbaijan”, parallel discussions were held on Industry and Transport & Logistics sectors.

The Forum was attended by over 200 representatives from relevant government institutions, local and international businesses, and ended with networking talks between German and Azerbaijani companies.


Deutsch-Aserbaidschanische Auslandshandelskammer

Winter Park Plaza, 7. Stock

Rasul Rza Str. 75

AZ 1014, Baku, Aserbaidschan

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