Azerbaijan may use the experience of the Netherlands in the spheres of production, processing and packaging of agricultural products, as well as for the development of poultry farming and vegetable growing, Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said.

He made the remarks at a meeting with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Azerbaijan Onno Kervers, the country’s Economy Ministry said in a message.

Mustafayev said that Azerbaijan and the Netherlands have ample opportunities for cooperation in the fields of agriculture, industry, transport, environment, education and others.

The head of Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry said that Dutch companies have invested 330 million manats in Azerbaijan’s economy.

Currently, Dutch companies successfully operate in the areas of lakes restoration, water purification and other projects, Mustafayev added.

He noted that at the same time good conditions have been created for entrepreneurs in industrial parks and zones and Dutch companies can take advantage of these conditions.

The trade turnover of Azerbaijan with the Netherlands amounted to $90.4 million in January-September 2016, more than $32 million of which accounted for exports to that country, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.