ADB Adjusted GDP Growth Rate for Azerbaijan from 4,1 % to 3,0 %

ADB adjusted GDP Growth Rate for Azerbaijan from 4,1 % to 3,0 % Asian Development Bank (ADB) adjusted GDP Growth Rate for Azerbaijan from 4,1 % to 3,0 % according to updated Asian Development Outlook. In the first half of 2012, GDP grew by 1.5% on an annual basis, up from 0.9% in the same period of 2011 but still anemic, primarily reflecting inefficient oil well operation in Azerbaijan. The continued contraction of oil production has dampened expectations... Read More

CESD forecasts a slowdown in economic growth in Azerbaijan

CESD forecasts a slowdown in economic growth in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) has adjusted its previous forecast of 3.7 % GDP growth in 2012 to 2.1 % after finalizing CESD Surveys Results for the first 8 months of 2012. The center also forecasts 5.2 % growth in the non-oil sector while the Azerbaijan government still targets 9.0 % growth in 2011. CESD reports that the inflation rate in Azerbaijan is expected to be... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Four Months of 2012

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Four Months of 2012 Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) has failed to achieve projected economic growth forecast for the first four month of 2012. According to the State Statistic Committee Gross Domestic Product  (GDP) increased only by 0.3 % and 16,6  billion manat ($ 21,3 billion) GDP generated in this period although th GoA projected 5,7  % growth for this year.  GDP per capita was $ 6,0 thousand in the first four... Read More