A roundtable on “State-Business Dialogue” was held with the joint organization of the Commission on Business Environment and International Ratings of the Republic of Azerbaijan and “Ekvita” company. The event was held in an interactive format with the representatives of the public and private sectors. The roundtable covered various topics such as Tax, Customs, Labour Relations, Construction, Expanding Financial Access, Development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Investment Promotion, etc. The proposals made at the event will be recorded and examined in detail by the relevant Working Groups of the Commission on Business Environment and International Ratings and appropriate steps will be taken to resolve the issues. Representatives of international organizations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), as well as State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FIMSA), the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, the Ministry of Justice and other government agencies.