Alius Antulis

Managing Director of Carlsberg Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is a modern and secular country with a dynamically developing economy. Measures taken by Government during the last years significantly improved the business environment and market “transparency” level, which has made the country even more attractive for foreign investment.
Carlsberg functions on the Azerbaijani market for more than 14 years with its brewery located in the city of Khirdalan, 10 kilometers from the capital of Azerbaijan. The production capacity of the plant is 8 million decaliters per year. 260 people work in the company and more than 3,000 jobs have been created in related industries (suppliers, retail, hospitality). The company's total investment in the development of the plant is about 55 million AZN. The annual amount of tax payments to the company's budget is about 35 million AZN. The company's portfolio includes such popular brands as Xirdalan, Carlsberg, Tuborg, Baltika, Afsana, Kronenbourg 1664 Blanc, Seth & Riley's Garage, etc.