Azerbaijan is a country of Transcaucasia, which is located in the Near East. Azerbaijan does not have its own access to the oceans, but it has a rather long coast of the inland Caspian Sea.
Azerbaijan is considered a country with a fairly high standard of living and is a leader in the pace of economic development among the countries of the former Soviet Union. There are two factors that contribute to the rapid economic development of Azerbaijan. This is the presence of oil and gas in the Caspian Sea, as well as a favorable strategic location on important trade and economic routes. For a long time, the country’s government has been implementing a strategy to use these two factors as Azerbaijan’s competitive advantages.
FEATURES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
In general, this country can be classified as industrial-agrarian. Azerbaijan has a fairly developed industry and diversified agriculture. Significant industries in the country’s economy are the oil and gas industries, as well as oil refining. The largest oil and gas production site is in the Baku region, as well as directly in the Caspian Sea. The largest world companies were involved in the development of these deposits. No less important sectors in the economy are: mining, food (tea, tobacco, wine), light industry (carpets, cotton, silk, wool), engineering and chemical industries (tires, synthetic rubber). Agriculture is represented by tobacco growing, vegetable growing, sericulture, viticulture and gardening.
The main export items of the country are oil, gas, metals, electric motors, submersible pumps, and the main import items to Azerbaijan are mainly food products, automobiles, clothing, machine tools.
Azerbaijan has established foreign trade relations not only with neighboring countries, but also with countries of the European Union. The main trade and economic partners remain Russia, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Ukraine, Great Britain, Turkmenistan.
Ukraine is one of the main economic partners for Azerbaijan, trade relations have been established since 1992. The trade turnover between the countries is growing every year and, according to the data of 2018, amounts to 853.6 million dollars. USA. At present, Ukraine imports oil, fuel from Azerbaijan (primarily Socar), cognac, wine and juice. And Ukraine, in turn, exports to Azerbaijan the products of engineering and metallurgy, agricultural products.
WAYS OF GOODS DELIVERY
International cargo transportation to Azerbaijan is quite well established. Trucking is considered one of the best ways to deliver goods. This is facilitated by a fairly developed transport infrastructure, which is being improved every year, due to which goods are delivered more quickly and with maximum efficiency. But one should take into account the fact that there are restrictions on the transit of goods through the territory of Russia, the ban applies to consumer goods.
An alternative would be a ferry crossing through Georgia. The time and cost of delivery of such cargo will increase, but you can eliminate the delay of the cargo and avoid additional financial losses. These features must be taken into account at the preparatory stage of the planning of cargo delivery.
The fastest and best delivery method will be air delivery. The largest and main international airport is in Baku. But there are also other airports that can take international cargo, which include: Zagatala, Ganja, Gabala, Nakhichevan, Lankaran. On average, cargo delivery lasts three days, including all necessary procedures.
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