Economy Minister: Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and SPECA countries amounted to $1.2 billion

Mikayil Jabbarov, Azerbaijan

© APA | Mikayil Jabbarov, Azerbaijan's Minister of Economy

# 21 November 2023 13:23 (UTC +04:00)

“Azerbaijan plays the role of a bridge between East and West for many other SPECA (United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia) countries,” said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov, APA reports.

The minister emphasized that during ten months of this year, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and SPECA countries increased by 16 percent compared to the corresponding period of last year to reach $1.2 billion.

“In 2022, the volume of trade turnover amounted to $1.3 billion, which is 3.6 percent more than in 2021,” Jabbarov added.