RUSSIAN EXPORTERS IN THE CITY OF WINDS: RASMEX GETS INTO AZERBAIJAN’S MARKET
From 03 to 06 April, 2019 the Association of Small and Medium-Sized Exporters organized the first business mission to Azerbaijan for the delegation of Ivanovo and Tver regions.
Nine Russian manufacturers of medical goods, meat products, lumber, furniture, construction materials and garden supplies had the opportunity to get acquainted with the business potential of Azerbaijan as a fifth largest CIS market.
The business program in Baku started with a B2B matchmaking session at Hyatt Regency conference hall, where Russian exporters met Azerbaijan companies interested in establishing bilateral cooperation. After intense negotiations Ivanovo and Tver delegations had meetings with representatives of e-commerce stores, national trade and industry associations.
Next day the delegation visited offices, showrooms and manufacturing sites of Azerbaijan companies according to the profiles of Russian participants.
Since the business mission events attracted more than 50 companies from Azerbaijan, each Russian company conducted about 9 business negotiations with potential partners. The meetings and negotiations resulted in a number of preliminary agreements on pilot trial shipments of Russian production to Azerbaijan’s market.
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