Trend News Agency

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Trend News Agency
Trend Xəbər Agentliyi
Type Private
Industry News agency
Founded 1995; 19 years ago (1995)
Headquarters Baku, Azerbaijan
Area served Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Middle East, Europe
Key people Ilgar Huseynov (General Director)
Products Trend News, Trend Capital, Trend Life, Trend Multimedia
Employees 150(2008)
Website www.trend.az

Trend News Agency (Azerbaijani: Trend Xəbər Agentliyi) is the biggest private news company in Azerbaijan, Caucasus and Central Asia.[citation needed]

History and profile[edit]

Founded in 1995 as a private media outlet in Azerbaijan, Trend News Agency is a leading news provider in the Caucasus, Caspian region and the Central Asia.[1] Ilgar Huseynov is the director general of the agency.[1]

Trend News Agency has five news services - Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Arabic and Persian. The services provide news of countries and regions by placing more focus on ongoing events in languages appropriate to the specific audiences. Trend publishes a daily bulletin of business news, specialized bulletins - Trend Oil and Gas, which covers oil and gas markets of the Caspian Sea region and the Central Asia; Trend Transport, which reviews the transport sector in the region; Trend Weekly Business Report and Trend Monthly Business Report - review of macroeconomic indicators of Azerbaijan’s economy; specialized edition Trend Finances - review on the financial sector; Iran Economy Review, which covers macroeconomics in Iran.

During the day the company produces news items in 5 languages including, English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Persian and Arabic.[1]

The Agency holds its correspondents in 16 countries. On 8 November 2013, the agency signed a cooperation agreement with the official news agency of Kyrgyzstan, Kabar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Trend News Agency, Kabar Kyrgyz Agency sign partnership agreement". Trend. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 

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Coordinates: 40°22′29.83″N 49°48′47.87″E / 40.3749528°N 49.8132972°E / 40.3749528; 49.8132972