Coca-Cola to build a plant in Ismayilli


August 5, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan Coca-Cola Bottlers Ltd has chosen village Topchu of Ismayilli district as the location of a new industrial site in Azerbaijan, ABC.AZ reports citing Ismayilli District Executive Power’s head Nahid Bagirov.

The soft drink producer will create 900 new jobs.

The Memorandum of Understanding on the construction of the plant was signed on 1 February between the Ministry of Economy and Azerbaijan Coca-Cola Bottlers Ltd. The project envisages investments in the amount of $30 million.

Coca-Cola, which has been operating in Azerbaijan since 1996, has invested more than $200 million in the country's economy.