64 national pavilions chose WorldFood Moscow 2019 to showcase their products from their respective countries. National groups consider WorldFood Moscow the main export platform in Russia for reaching buyers of Russia's leading retail chains and wholesale companies
The wide number of countries represented at WorldFood Moscow national pavilions helps foster further dialogue between Russia's key buyers and international food & drink manufacturers.
National pavilions are the result of close cooperation between ITE Group, national trade bodies, governments from the participating countries, embassies and trade missions in Russia.
In 2018, Azerbaijan became WorldFood Moscow's Official Partner Country for the second time.
On a "Made in Azerbaijan" joint stand, 35 Azerbaijani companies showcased their wares, whose collective participation was organised by the Fund for the Promotion of Export and Investments in Azerbaijan (AZPROMO) with the support of the Azeri Ministry of Economy. Russian President Vladimir Putin noted a 12% increase in the supply of Azerbaijani agricultural products to Russia and their total volume of half a billion dollars in 2017 during the IX Russian-Azerbaijani interregional forum held at the end of September 02018: “Our partners are showing increased interest in this area. Evidence of this is the participation of more than 30 Azerbaijan companies in the international food exhibition in Moscow in September, just
“Azerbaijan pursues a purposeful policy to promote our national brand. President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree outlining the mechanism for Azeri promotion. The measures taken in this direction are bearing fruit. More than 30 Azerbaijan exporters and manufacturers were represented at our stand. Visitors showed great interest in our stand. We will be happy to support this exhibition, because, from a practical point of view, it gives us very good results”.