Liberal trade regime

  • Trade relations with over 155 countries
  • No general trade barriers or prohibitions for imports of any type of goods to Azerbaijan and a minimum level of non-trade barriers for international trade
  • NO EXPORT DUTIES and restrictions except for some strategic commodities such as electricity, petrol, cotton and non-ferrous metals
  • In order to stimulate production in the non-oil sectors of economy, Azerbaijan abolished customs duties and VAT for imports of many products and types of equipment applied in the agro-food production
  • GSP with Canada, Norway, Turkey, Japan
  • Free trade agreements with Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Georgia
  • Ongoing negotiations on WTO accession