Import of some Russian cars to Azerbaijan banned

Import of some Russian cars to Azerbaijan banned Some Russian cars importing was banned from today, said the State Customs Committee’s Chairman Aydin Aliyev. He says according to order of government, from October 1, import of VAZ 2107 and VAZ 2115 cars was banned, APA reports. He noted that, while this order came into force today, these cars were not imported for 3-4 months. He also explained information on prohibition of cars produced before 2001 and not meeting Euro-3 and... Read More

EITI action plan for 2013 confirmed

EITI action plan for 2013 confirmed The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan has held a session of a multilateral group on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. According to sources in the fund, the action plan for 2013 was adopted after discussions. The session participants also discussed arrangement of an international conference on EITI in Baku over the ten years of Azerbaijan’s membership in the initiative, preparation for the national exhibition which is due... Read More

FP7 Cooperation Work Programme: Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Azerbaijan

FP7 Cooperation Work Programme: Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Azerbaijan European Commission announced new call on FP7 Cooperation Work Programme: Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities where focus also to Caucasus region including Azerbaijan. Call addresses Security and democracy in the neighbourhood: the case of the Caucasus where mentions that Instability in the Caucasus has been a major source of concern for actors in the wider Eurasian region, including the European... Read More

Kazakhstan’s proven gas reserves 3.9 trln cu m

Kazakhstan’s proven gas reserves 3.9 trln cu m Kazakhstan’s proven gas reserves amount to 3.9 trillion cubic meters, Kazakh Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev told journalists on October, 06, 2012. “This makes up 1.9 per cent of world reserves,” Mynbayev said  Read More

Azeri govt drafting new tourism law

Azeri govt drafting new tourism law Changes will be made to Azerbaijan’s law on tourism and relevant talks with the World Tourism Organization (WTO) are yielding positive results, the tourism minister has said. “The tourism law should have long-term effect. In this regard we have held negotiations with the WTO and their experts have studied a preliminary version of the bill,” Abulfaz Garayev told journalists. The bill was developed taking into account the... Read More