Ireland

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Republic of Ireland

Head of State (President): H.E. Mr. Michael D. Higgins          

Prime Minister: H.E. Mr. Micheál Martin

President of the Senate: H.E. Mr. Mark Daly

Speaker of the House of Representatives: H.E. Mr. Seán Ó Fearghaíl

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade:  H.E. Mr. Simon Coveney

Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Ireland: H.E. Mr. Tahir Tagizade (residency in London)

Ambassador of Ireland to the Republic of Azerbaijan:  H.E. Mr. Brendan Ward (residency in Ankara)

 

Bilateral relations

The Republic of Ireland recognized the independence of Azerbaijan in 1991. On July 1, 1996 the two countries established diplomatic relations.

A working group on Azerbaijan-Ireland interparliamentary relations has been established in the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The current head of the group is Erkin Gadirli.

 

Economic cooperation

Currently about 14 Irish companies are operating in Azerbaijan.

 

Trade turnover between the two countries (in USD millions)

Year

Imports

Exports

Trade turnover

Balance of Trade

2013

12

34.6

46.6

22.6

2014

12.08

0.05

12.1

-12.03

2015

11.89

52.24

64.13

40.35

2016

17.59

23.41

41.00

5.82

2017

10.84

0.006

10.85

-10.83

2018

19.7

10.02

29.72

-9.68

2019

15.5

0.04

15.54

-15.46

Source: Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

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