X round of talks on Azerbaijan’s membership in WTO scheduled preliminarily for 30 November

X round of talks on Azerbaijan’s membership in WTO scheduled preliminarily for 30 November Azerbaijan, which held in Geneva on 24 February the 9th meeting of the working groups on admission to the WTO, has a chance to conduct another round of talks this year. Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev has stated that the WTO Secretariat appointed preliminarily the X meeting of the working groups on Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO for 30 November. “The date may... Read More

Government of Azerbaijan adjusted GDP Growth Rate to 2,5 % for 2012

Government of Azerbaijan adjusted GDP Growth Rate to 2,5 % for 2012 Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) has adjusted its previous official forecast of 5.7 % GDP growth in 2012 to 2.5 % right away after CESD announced its survey results on Monday this week. The report came from Cabinet Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic on September, 26, 2012. In fact, GoA adjustment was based on CESD survey findings announced couple days ago. Hence, GoA failed to achieve economic growth forecast for... Read More

Potential war in Iran raises food security concerns

Potential war in Iran raises food security concerns Frequent threats of Iran against Israel and discussions on a possible attack of the U.S. on Iran raise questions about consequences of a war in the region. Difficult situation in the Middle East may cause challenges with food security for Azerbaijan, but some analysts urge the government can avoid the problem. According to Prof. Kamil Salimov, an expert on national security issues, if Iran gets into a war the Persian... Read More