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Supporting export

The Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan of 5 October 2016 “On approval of the ‘Procedure to use funds from the state budget for reimbursement of the part of incurred expenses for the organization of export missions to foreign countries, research of foreign markets and marketing activity, promotion of the ‘Made in Azerbaijan’ brand in foreign markets, obtaining of certificates and patents of export to foreign countries by local companies, programs and projects to conduct export research and development, and regulations of the payment mechanism".

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Whereas the term of any export mission shall not exceed 6 (six) days, the number of exporters to participate in any export mission shall not exceed 30 (thirty) people. Every export mission can consist of one representative and exporter. During one calendar year, the number of export missions shall not exceed 25 (twenty-five).

The Ministry shall cover organizational costs pertaining to the travel arrangements of exporters representing export missions in foreign countries (visa, hotel, international flight tickets and transportation costs in the destination country (except taxis), translation services, rental of meeting venues and equipment) and related costs.

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Whereas the term of any procurement mission shall not exceed 6 (six) days, the number of exporters to participate in any procurement mission shall not exceed 10 (ten) people. Every procurement mission shall consist of one representative and exporter.

During one calendar year, the number of procurement missions shall not exceed 20 (twenty).

The Ministry shall cover organizational costs pertaining to the arrival of foreign procurement mission’ members in Azerbaijan (hotel, international flight tickets and transportation costs in the country (except taxis), translation services, rental of meeting venues and equipment) and related costs.

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Marketing research activities shall be conducted on the order of exporters.

The Ministry defines the assessment criteria of exporter orders for marketing studies.

The marketing research activities shall comply with the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On public procurements” and duly commensurate with the agreement on procurements concluded with specialized domestic or foreign legal entities and/or physical persons selected by the Ministry.

The amount of financial support for each marketing study shall not exceed 30 000 (thirty thousand) manats.

The marketing study results shall be provided to the ordering exporter or exporters of other non-oil products of the Republic of Azerbaijan free of charge.

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- participation in international exhibitions and fairs with a single information stand representing the country or, otherwise, individual participation in international exhibitions and fairs;

- promotion of the brand “Made in Azerbaijan” through state-owned legal entities and/or legal entities in which the government holds a controlling interest;

- arranging “Made in Azerbaijan” shelves in foreign countries’ shops and retail store chains as well as in duty free shops;

- popularization of the “Made in Azerbaijan” brand through public places and media outlets of foreign countries;

- international exhibitions and/or fairs with a single information stand representing the country shall be held in the following way:

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