US companies invested $17 bn in Azerbaijani economy

16.10.2017,11:23


Baku is hosting Azerbaijani-American Business Forum.

During the forum Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev of Azerbaijan has stated that this year both countries’ trade turnover increased by 7% up to $416 million.

"Also, there is the process of expanding investment cooperation between the two countries. So, American companies’ investments in Azerbaijan's economy have been brought up to $17 bn. Azerbaijani companies also invest in the US economy. In particular, the role of investments of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) is important as well,” the deputy minister said.

 

Ключевые слова: Business Forum