Dentons Baku office – a TEAS member company – has issued a client alert at in the wake of a new decree specifying the new regulations for public procurement from the State Budget. The main objective of the new measures is to reduce the use of imported goods by state organisations until 1 January 2018.

Exceptions include imported goods (works and services) using funds borrowed from foreign lenders and guaranteed by the State, foreign grants, procurement for the defence and national security purposes, and the procurement of drugs and medical supplies.