Supply of Goods in Azerbaijan: Overview

Domestic Framework

The main domestic legislation that applies to the sale of goods contracts is the following:
  • Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 12 November 1995.
  • Civil Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 29 December 1999, approved by Law No. 779-IG (Civil Code).
  • Law on International Private Law No. 889-IQ dated 6 June 2000 (Law on International Private Law).
  • Rules of trade, public catering, household and other services in the Republic of Azerbaijan, approved by decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 94 dated 3 April 2014.
  • Law on Protection of Consumer Rights No. 1113 dated 19 September 1995 (Law on Protection of Consumer Rights).

Standard International Contractual Terms

The following standard international contractual terms are commonly used in practice:
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Commercial Terms (Incoterms®) 2020.
  • UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (to some extent).
  • Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP).

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