Baku, FinanceTime. Today, on May 14, a delegation of over 10 top-level executives representing U.S. businesses that operate in Azerbaijan departs to Washington, D.C. for the four-day AmCham Azerbaijan Door-Knock Mission.
Led by AmCham Executive Director, Mrs. Natavan Mammadova, and BPAzerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey Vice President and concurrently as AmCham Board Member, Mr. Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli, the mission has among its delegates senior-management representatives of Chevron Khazar, KPMG Azerbaijan, The Coca-Cola Company, Branch of Nobel Oil Ltd in the Republic of Azerbaijan, FedEx Express Licensee of Federal Express Corporation, Cross Caspian Oil and Gas Logistics, The Boeing Company and John Deere.
The Door-Knock Mission, the 1st in the history of the Chamber, aims to promote investment in Azerbaijan. With this purpose, within four days AmCham delegateswill take part in tens of meetings with members of the U.S. Congress, Administration officials, think tanks, and leaders from the U.S. business community. In doing so, the delegation willprovide decision makers and interested parties with more in-depth information about the current economic situation in Azerbaijan, existing and emerging business opportunities, and the U.S.-Azerbaijan economic relations.
In addition, the time of the visit coincides with the Third Trans-Caspian Forum to take place at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce where policy and business leaders from the United States and the Trans-Caspian corridor countries will come together to discuss opportunities and challenges in enhancing their strategic engagement and explore business, trade and investment opportunities.
In the following days, we will provide a dive into the mission and highlight its most prominent outcomes.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan is a leading private, non-profit business association supporting and promoting the interests of foreign and local businesses in Azerbaijan. Established in 1996, AmCham is composed of over 280 Member-Companies and Associates active in every sector of the Azerbaijani economy. AmCham Azerbaijan represents nearly 80% of all foreign investment, as well as a significant portion of local investment in Azerbaijan.