Azerbaijan Economy in 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in of 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for 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 3.8 % in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 4.4 % decline in the economy. According to the State Statistic Committee reports, the... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Eleven Months of 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Eleven Months of 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first eleven months 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 3.9 % in the first eleven months in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 4.4 % decline... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Ten Months of 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Ten Months of 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first ten months 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 3.7 % in the first ten months in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 4.1 % decline in... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Nine Months of 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Nine Months of 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first nine months 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 3.9 % in the first nine months in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 4.3 % decline... Read More

Is the 2016 Economic Growth Forecast Realistic?

Is the 2016 Economic Growth Forecast Realistic? The World Bank has adjusted its economic growth forecast for Azerbaijan. The Bank forecasts a negative economic growth (decline) by 1.9% to Azerbaijan this year against January’s expectation of positive growth at 0.8%. As a consequence, the forecast of growth for 2017 was revised down from +1.2% to +0.7% and in 2018 from +2.7% to +1.3%. The cause for that are worse-than-expected results of 2015. Based... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Four Months in 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Four Months in 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first four months 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 4.5 % in the first quarter in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 5.3 % decline in... Read More

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... Read More

Fitch Rating’s Forecasts for Azerbaijan Economy

Fitch Rating’s Forecasts for Azerbaijan Economy Fitch Rating has published today its forecasts for the economic situation in Azerbaijan for 2015-17. The report of Fitch’s senior director Paule Gamble says that by the end of 2015 the GDP growth rate is projected to be 2.3%, for 2016 – 2.7%, and for 2017 – 3%. By the end of 2015 Fitch expects inflation in Azerbaijan at the level of 5.5% (optimistic scenario), in 2016 – 5%, and in 2017... Read More