CESD Research Paper: Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles

Azerbaijan’s Tourism Sector – Opportunities and Obstacles This research paper is a comprehensive study of the Azerbaijani government’s strategies for the tourism sector. It will gauge the government’s policy in affecting tourist patterns and explore whether the existing capacity of tourist infrastructure is aligned with the government’s goals. It will be suggested that several issues, such as targeted visa regimes, high prices in air transportation, and lack of adequate... Read More

Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced

Alternative inflation rate in Azerbaijan announced Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2019. The center has conducted a price calculation survey in 50 districts of Azerbaijan, as well as in Baku, the capital city of the country. CESD uses the same basket and methodology which is officially applied by the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan. According to the CESD’s independent calculation of... Read More

The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijani economy in the first half of 2019: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first half of 2019. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 2.4 % in January-June 2019 compared with the same period of previous year: The CESD’s figure for the same period was 2.0 %. The GDP totaled 37,825 billion manat ($22,250 billion USD)... Read More