Dutch companies are interested in participating in projects related to agriculture, the creation of sustainable cities, and renewable energy in Azerbaijan, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the country Pauline Eizema told Report.
She emphasized that Dutch companies can provide many innovations for the sustainable development of cities: “Although most Dutch companies are not represented in Azerbaijan, there are commercial ties with the country and the interest for cooperation is growing.”
According to the ambassador, relations between Azerbaijan and the Netherlands are at a high level: “But there are many opportunities to expand these relations in all areas.”
Eizema touched on the activities of the Dutch companies participating in the 16th Azerbaijan International Agriculture Exhibition (Caspian Agro) and the 28th Azerbaijan International Food Industry Exhibition, which kicked off in Baku yesterday: “Some of them are participating in the exhibition for the first time. Some of them already participated in last year's exhibition. Among them are companies that specialize in agriculture, provide sustainable hydro solutions, and aim for water conservation and reuse. In addition, there are companies operating in the field of animal health optimization.”
The ambassador said that 3 Dutch companies will participate in the Baku Energy Week, which will be held on May 31-June 3.
The trade turnover between the two countries was $238,938,000 in 2022, up 46.7% from the previous year. In the first four months of 2023, this figure amounted to $51,548,000, 11.8% more than a year earlier.