Trade Between Tajikistan and Azerbaijan Increases by 26%

Trade turnover between Tajikistan and Azerbaijan increased by more than 26% in the first ten months of this year, amounted to more than $ 5 million, the customs authorities of Azerbaijan reported, adding that $4.6 million of this is accounted for by exports to Tajikistan.

It was recently reported that Tajikistan and Azerbaijan have signed a number of cooperation agreements, particularly in investments aimed at improving the industrial sector. Among the key areas are projects for the launch of an oil refinery in the Dangara SEZ, the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Tajikistan, and an increase in TALCO’s production capacity.

In addition, Baku is promoting an initiative to provide Dushanbe with discounts on rail transport.