Azerbaijan Economy in January, 2013

Azerbaijan Economy in January, 2013 CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first month of year on February, 20, 2013. Independent calculated data show that decline in oil production and oil export will continue in 2013, too. Meanwhile, the government reports also proof that decline in oil export continue in January, 2013. State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has recently reported that... Read More

Next Round WTO Negotiations; No New Promises?

Next round WTO Negotiations; No New Promises? Next round negotiations of Azerbaijan’s Accession to the WTO will be at the last week of November, 2012, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told Trend on September, 11, 2012. “We have a maximum of four to six weeks beforehand to send answers to WTO member countries’ questions, proposals for negotiations and so on. Work on the answers is almost complete and I think we... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges Official forecasts for Azerbaijani economy in 2012 seem quite optimistic. According to Ministry of Economic Development reports although downturn in world economy. The Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) targets 5,7 % GDP Growth in 2012 meanwhile The Central Bank’s monetary policy is announced keeping inflation to single digits. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected at 7,1 % Azerbaijan’s... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the first eleven months of 2011

Azerbaijan Economy in the first eleven months of 2011 The State Statistic Committee reported that Gross Domestic Product  (GDP) increased 0,2 % in last eleven months of 2011 and reached to 45.5 billion manat ($ 58,3 billion). 54.9 % of value added produced in industry, 7.8 % – construction complex, 5.6% – agriculture, hunting and forestry, 5.2 % – transport, 7.9 % – trade and paid services, 1.7 % – communication, 11.0%... Read More