Azerbaijan Economy in the first two months of 2017; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the first two months of 2017; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first two months of 2017. Both independent and official reports show that GDP slightly increased in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP increased by 0.4 % in the first two months of 2017 compared with the period of 2016 since CESD calculations... Read More

SOFAZ assets reached $32 billion

SOFAZ assets reached $32 billion The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) had assets of $32,359.4m as of 1 April, 8.6% up on 1 January 2012, when they were $29.8bn. In the first quarter of 2012, SOFAZ received budget revenue of AZN 3,586,900,000 ($4.57bn) and spent AZN 1,919,900,000 ($2.44bn), APAreports. The Oil Fund, which began to purchase gold during the reporting period, now has 2.804 tonnes of gold (90,143 ounces). The bulk of the fund’s... Read More