The export of Azerbaijani non-oil products increased by 32.5 percent in January-March 2017 compared to January-March 2016, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Economy Sahil Babayev said. He made remarks at the 4th International Caspian Energy Forum-2017 being held in Baku Apr. 12.”One of the main goals of the economic policy pursued by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is to diversify the economy, increase export potential and export of the non-oil products”, Babayev added.
Iranian investments in Azerbaijan’s economy amounted to almost $1.2 billion, $145 million of which were invested in the country’s non-oil sector, Head of Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) Rufat Mammadov said. He made the remarks Nov. 10 at the “Investment opportunities of Azerbaijan and Iran” conference in Baku.