Geneva, Switzerland has hosted a roundtable on “Azerbaijan 2022: energy source and logistics hub for Europe and Asia”.
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG) organized the event with the support of the Joint Chamber of Commerce (JCC) Switzerland-Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South Caucasus, Small and Medium Business Development Agency (KOBIA) and SOCAR Trading.
The list of speakers of the meeting included Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Switzerland Fuad Isgandarov, Chairman of the Board of Small and Medium Business Development Agency of Azerbaijan (KOBIA) Orkhan Mammadov, Director of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services Nathalie Hardyn, Managing Director of the Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South Caucasus Dorit Sallis, head of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) Departments on the South Caucasus and other countries Seraina Sigron and representative of SOCAR Trading Taghi Taghizada.
The presentations by KOBIA, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Agency (AZPROMO) were featured at the roundtable, and the country’s investment potential, as well as logistics and energy opportunities, were provided to SMEs in Azerbaijan by Switzerland’s M&M company’ support and services.
A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation has been signed by KOBIA, the Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South Caucasus (JCC) and Swiss Alternative Financing company was signed during the meeting.