This Citizens’ Summary 2021 for Azerbaijan, published by EU4Business, presents an overview of the major results of EU support to SMEs in Azerbaijan in the past year.
In 2020, 17,486 SMEs were supported through the EU4Business Initiative in Azerbaijan, generating an extra €34.09 million in income and 1,275 new jobs, growing their turnover by 13%, and increasing their exports by 7.3% as a result.
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