Founded in 1995 as a private media outlet in Azerbaijan, Trend News Agency is a leading news provider in the Caucasus, Caspian and Central Asian region. Trend has established the Trend Expert Council, bringing together about 40 well-known independent experts from the region and the West.
In 2010, Trend was admitted to the membership of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA). Trend was recognized "The Best News Company" in 2006-2007 in Azerbaijan, and in 2008 received the Brand Award Azerbaijan-2008. Eurasian Television and Radio Academy, jointly with RIA Novosti, recognized Trend News the most dynamically developing resource in Eurasia in 2008.
With permanent correspondents based in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as in several European countries, Trend produces roughly 500 articles per day in English, Russian, Azerbaijani, Farsi, and Arabic.
Trend offers its clients high-quality multimedia materials, analytical reports and feature articles highlighting major political and economic developments and financial articles from top experts.