Visa facilitation negotiations between Azerbaijan and EU Scheduled early March

Visa facilitation negotiations between Azerbaijan and EU Scheduled early March Negotiations on simplifying visa regime between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be held on March 1-2, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told journalists on February, 09, 2011. The first meeting on the visa facilitation between Azerbaijan and the EU was before scheduled for the mid of February. But the meeting was postponed due to snow storms in Baku. It should be reminded... Read More

EU: Azeri gas decision will be made by the second half of year

EU: Azeri gas decision will be made by the second half of year The European Union’s Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger expects an agreement on gas deliveries to Europe from Azerbaijan to be reached in the next two to three months, Reuters reported. “There will be gas deliveries from Azerbaijan,” he said on Monday on the sidelines of an industry event, adding it was open whether the RWE-backed Nabucco consortium would be chosen to transport the gas. “That’s... Read More

What was inflation rate for Azerbaijan in January, 2012?

What was inflation rate for Azerbaijan in January, 2012? In January 2012, inflation in Azerbaijan made up 0.1% against December 2011, according to figures from the State Statistical Committee. Thus, food prices rose by 0.1%, while prices nonfoods and services didn’t change- State Statistic Committee reported. Meanwhile, the CESD also concluded its price monitoring in 24 regions of Azerbaijan. According to CESD initial results, inflation rate in January, 2012 was 1.1 % compare... Read More

Field glitch halts Shahdaniz gas exports

Field glitch halts Shahdaniz gas exports Azerbaijan stopped shipping gas to Turkey from its giant Shahdaniz gas field in the Caspian Sea, where production was halted on Monday because of a glitch during maintenance works, a spokeswoman for the field operator said on February, 09, 2012. “Shahdaniz gas field was completely shut last night during planned repair works on the platform’s electricity supply system,” BP Azerbaijan spokeswoman Tamam Bayatly told Reuters. “Works... Read More