Azerbaijan and Pakistan intend to boost trade relations

Azerbaijan and Pakistan intend to boost trade relations

Azerbaijan and Pakistan are trying to boost our trade relations and striving to increase them in the future, Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Pakistan Ali Alizada said in an interview with Pakistan Observer.

"Our trade volume has increased 25% in 2018 and we expect it to go much further," he said.

The diplomat recalled that in 2017 Azerbaijan and Pakistan signed an agreement for cooperation in the energy sector. "The most important area is of course is the energy sector. There is big demand in the energy sector and oil and gas products and we are exploring further possibilities in the energy sector," Ali Alizada said.

According to the envoy, the two countries also have cooperation in defense production field. "Azerbaijan is also buying Mushaq aircrafts from Pakistan. Other than that there is cooperation in agriculture sector also and there is interest in fruits and vegetables of Pakistan for us, especially mangoes, kinos and potatoes," he noted. 

The diplomat added that Azerbaijan is selling chemicals, dry fruits, canned juices and many other products in Pakistan.

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