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Shoppers flock to Baku for major discounts, offers

BAKU, October 18, 2017

Azerbaijan has been transformed into an international trading center, offering unique shopping opportunities, as the second edition of of the Baku Shopping Festival commences.

The month long event, which runs from October 15 to November 15, will feature fun activities and offer great discounts and prizes throughout many of the city’s shopping spots.

Rashid Al Noori, chairman of the Representative Office of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan in GCC, said: “The second edition of the Baku Shopping Festival is one of the most important on Azerbaijan’s annual events calendar that will significantly enhance Azerbaijan’s stand as a favorite year-round tourism destination offering unique shopping experiences. Baku Shopping Festival is part of our endeavor to leverage large-scale events to reach a bigger goal - that of making Azerbaijan a regional leader in the tourism industry."

"Baku Shopping Festival 2017 will be strong, in terms of interesting offers for shopping, chances of securing major prizes, and sensational entertainment experiences. We are expecting lots of shoppers and families to visit Azerbaijan for the Baku Shopping Festival.”

At the event, buyers can have a wide array of products to purchase including electronics, clothes, appliances, cosmetics, furniture and more. These are products in special campaign, promos and discounts from leading global brands from more than 400 stores all over Baku. During the festival, not only are buyers able to buy specially discounted products but also enjoy profitable shopping with ‘Tax Free’ system applied to certain goods and shops participating in the festival.

In addition, visitors can enjoy fashion shows, interactive games and a number of other activities that will entertain them. The Baku Shopping Festival is a great opportunity for buyers in Azerbaijan as well as from neighboring countries to purchase products where they can return a part of the VAT from the amount that they spent. The Baku Shopping Festival Tax Free system gives Azerbaijan citizens as well as foreign visitors VAT refund for purchases made over AZN100 ($58.7) and only at stores marked with “Baku Shopping Festival – Tax Free” stickers.

“The Baku Shopping Festival is already an international brand and will shortly shift into a household affair. We welcome all those who want enjoy an excellent autumn holiday while taking advantage of great value in Baku to visit Azerbaijan,” Al Noori said. - TradeArabia News Service

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