Having adopted the outward-oriented growth model the Republic of Azerbaijan made arrangements regarding its international trade regulations with the purpose of enabling the market economy to meet the requirements of demand within the scope of liberalizing and developing foreign trade. Although it is not quite possible to argue that foreign trade is completely liberalized yet, trading volume between Azerbaijan and Turkey has substantially improved due to brother-country policies among them.
The customs duty applied in Azerbaijan according to the product classes vary as; 1‰, 3%, 10%, 15% and 20%
The lum-sum tax rates differ based on unit of measure (kg, lt, piece, m2, cm3 , meter, pair) and vary between $0.06 – $40.
In Azerbaijan, the minimum import price specified goods which are declared to have less value are subject to customs duty based on the said specified prices. This power has been regulated and specified in the Customs Law.
•Azerbaijan Customs Brokerage services;
•Shipment customs formalities;
Declaration of all types of cargo which are delivered via land, railroad and maritime, airline transportation;
•Accreditation of external economic fields of activities at the domestic customs;
•Consultancy services regarding Azerbaijan customs regulations;
•Monitoring tariff (rates, other fees and payments) and nontariff (regulations, permits, licenses and other abbreviations) regulations;
•Precise calculation of required customs payments, terms of delivery and preparing customs expenditures including transportation and/ or insurance costs;
•Monitoring the goods terminology regarding the external economic activities and acquiring full inquiry about the goods;
•Keeping account of customs payments;
•Drawing up documents of various types regarding the products which require nontariff export control.
•Ministry of Defense Advise Letter
•CT-1 certified certificates of origin
•A certified certificate of origin
•Approvals regarding sanitary controls