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Commodity turnover between Azerbaijan and Russia to reach $2,000,000,000 in 2008

06 February 2008 [15:19] - TODAY.AZ
Our task is to increase the commodity turnover between Azerbaijan and Russia in 2008.

The due statement was made by Russia's trade representative in AzerbaijanYuri Shedrin at a press conference today, Day.Az reports.

He said the commodity turnover between the two countries will reach $2,000,000,000 in 2008.

308 representations of Russian companies were operating in Azerbaijan in mid 2007, while by the end of the year their number rose by 10-12 points. This year we plan to raise the number of these offices up to 400", Shedrin said.

He noted that despite suspension of Russian gas imports to Azerbaijan beginning from January 1 of 2007, the volume of mutual trade turnover has a positive growth dynamics this year, while its structure changed with the rise in the share of non-crude production.


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