SA Ambassador  H.E. Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba Presents Her Credentials To The President Of Azerbaijan

18 August 2022

H.E. Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba presents her credentials to the President of Azerbaijan, H.E. Ilham Aliyev on 18 August 2022.

South Africa and Azerbaijan first established relations in 1992. The Embassy in Ankara, Türkiye is accredited on a non-residential basis. There is no South African representation in Azerbaijan, but the South African Ambassador to Ankara, Türkiye is accredited to Baku on a non-resident basis.

Cooperation between the two countries is in such areas as tourism, agriculture, shipbuilding, trade, finance, information and communication technologies, processing industry, military sphere, pharmacology, energy, mining, education, trade, etc.

According to statistics, in 2017, the trade turnover between the two countries amounted to 7.16 million US dollars.

According to the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan, in 2018, the volume of trade turnover between the countries amounted to 162754.2 million US dollars.

In January 2018, at the initiative of the Institute of International Relations of South Africa (SAIIA), an international conference on the topic: “Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) and Africa” was held in Pretoria

The basis of exports from Azerbaijan: kerosene fuel for jet engines, electric motor parts, devices for measuring liquids and gases, etc.

The basis of exports from South Africa: pineapple, avocado, orange, tangerines, grapefruit, grapes, pears and quince, kiwi, peach, plum, fish, wire, wings, chrome ore, gold, other metal structures made of ferrous metals, etc.

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