The commissioning of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway sets for Azerbaijani customs authorities new goals and challenges, which the country is able to cope with, said Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov.
“Azerbaijan will simplify customs procedures in connection with the commissioning of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway,” Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov said at the 10th World Customs Organization (WCO) PICARD Conference titled “Partnerships in Customs Academic Research and Development” held in Baku.
According to Azerbaijani Deputy PM, firstly, it is needed to ensure an uninterrupted flow of goods and services, and secondly, it is necessary to comply with requirements and conditions of other countries. Azerbaijan adopted a new Customs Code to respond to these challenges.
Mr Sharifov also noted that over the past ten years economy of Azerbaijan has developed, favorable conditions for were created domestic and foreign investors.