A procurement agreement with 850 enterprises and organizations financed from the state budget has been signed, according to those agreements identified requirements were placed on the portal "tedaruk.az" and online offers from 286 manufacturers and vendors have been accepted on 173 products. Following the relevant investigations on these proposals, an agreement was signed with 241 manufacturers and vendors. As a result, during the six months of 2018, 28,000 tons of agricultural and food products in the amount of 52 million manats from these manufacturers and vendors are procured and delivered to 1934 supply points belonging to central and local executive authorities.
During this period - 20 348 kg of vegetables, 3248 kg of fruits and berries, 1636 kg of melon products and 4179 kg of cereals were sold in the domestic market.
Potatoes, onions, peppers, eggplants, carrots, cabbage, beans, corn, garlic, apple, pear, plum, cherry, strawberry, watermelon and other products have been procured from manufacturers in the field and these products were sold in Sumgayit and Khirdalan cities, as well as Ahmedli, Masazir, and “Yashil Bazar”.
During the specified period 3,000 tons of agricultural products in the amount of 4 million manats were exported. In the structure of exports, hazelnut shell, apple, date, pumpkin, greens, potatoes and tomato products dominated. The products are exported to Russian markets.
Additional measures are being taken by the Joint-Stock Company to expand the procurement-supply system.