Azerbaijan–Malaysia relations

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Azerbaijan–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Azerbaijan and Malaysia

Azerbaijan

Malaysia

Azerbaijan–Malaysia relations refers to a foreign relations between the two countries, Azerbaijan and Malaysia. Azerbaijan has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur,[1] while Malaysia embassy in Ankara, Turkey is accredited to Azerbaijan.[2]

History[edit]

Malaysia recognise the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 31 December 1991 and in 5 April 1993 diplomatic relations has been established.[3]

Economy relations[edit]

In 2012, the total exports from Malaysia to Azerbaijan stood at US$14.15 million, with fuel and chemical components being the largest contributor at US$4.1 million and palm oil at US$3.3 million.[4] At the same year, around 290 Malaysians has travelled to Azerbaijan for business and work, especially in the petrochemical sector, while there were some 50 Azerbaijan citizens in Malaysia who were mostly students and also in the business sector.[4] The Malaysian cargo airlines also has choose Azerbaijan as its main transit hub.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur". Azerbaijan Embassy in Malaysia. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Malaysia (Embassy of Malaysia)" (PDF). Republic of Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Azerbaijan - Malaysia Relations (Recognition of Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations)". Azerbaijan Embassy in Malaysia. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Azerbaijan regards Malaysia as ‘Tiger of Southeast Asia’". The Borneo Post. 10 May 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Malaysian cargo airline chooses Azerbaijan as its main transit hub". Azer News. 4 December 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 

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