Azerbaijan Economy in the First Quarter in 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Quarter in 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first quarter in 2016. Both independent and official reports show that GDP continued declining in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP decreased 3.5 % in the first quarter in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 4.1 % decline in the economy. Download Full Paper Here  Read More

CESD Research Paper: Why Azerbaijan needs a Strategic Reform of its foreign policy towards the European Union?

CESD Research Paper: Why Azerbaijan needs a Strategic Reform of its foreign policy towards the European Union? During the course of 2015 Azerbaijan suffered the impact of two devaluations of the national currency, Azerbaijani Manat (AZN), due to the decrease of the world oil prices. Given that oil and natural gas accounts for more than 90% of Azerbaijani exports, continued low world oil prices had a critical negative impact on the Azerbaijani economy. The current situation has... Read More