As of 2020, public procurement increased by 14.8 percent compared to 2019 and reached 6.6 billion manat ($3.9 billion), Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov wrote on Twitter. 

“The share of micro, small and medium-sized businesses in procurement is 2.3 billion manat ($1.3 billion) and broader participation of SMEs in public procurement will be encouraged in the future,” Jabbarov tweeted.