Azerbaijan may join the WTO if oil prices continue to remain low

Azerbaijan may join the WTO if oil prices continue to remain low Azerbaijan is preparing for the next meeting of the working groups on the country’s admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev informs that the meeting of the working groups will take place in Geneva from 19 to 23 July. “In addition to the meetings of the working groups; Geneva will host multilateral negotiations... Read More

New WTO Accession Negotiations: New Hopes?

New WTO Accession Negotiations: New Hopes? The next round of bilateral consultations between World Trade Organization (WTO) and Azerbaijan started in Geneva on June 03, 2013. The negotiation round will be completed on June 07, 2013 . “They are expected to involve representatives from 10-12 countries. Full-fledged bilateral negotiations will be held with some of them and talks on specific issues with others”- Ministry of Foreign Affairs... Read More

“In the next two years Azerbaijan will not enter the WTO”

“In the next two years Azerbaijan will not enter the WTO” Interview by Ramin Naziev, Baku, exclusively to Vestnik Kavkaza Director of the Center for Economic and Social Development, PhD Vugar Bayramov, summed up the results of 2012 in Azerbaijan’s economy in an interview to VK. – How can you evaluate the work of the National Endowment for Entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan? In your opinion, did the grants issued through this fund... Read More

Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan Economy

Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan Economy Workshop on the impact of Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan economy was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on December, 2012 with financial and logistical support from GIZ, Germany with organizational support of Academic Director, Head of the Center for Economic Studies of the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Ukraine, the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD).... Read More

‘Talks on Free Trade Zone will be launched after the membership at WTO”

‘Talks on Free Trade Zone will be launched after the membership at WTO” The European Union wants to see progress in the issue of Azerbaijan’s membership at the World Trade Organization, Roland Kobia has told journalists. The head of the EU Representation in Azerbaijan noted that EU had offered Azerbaijan to launch talks on the Free Trade Zone, Gun.Azreports. “But for this, Azerbaijan needs to be a member of the WTO. This is... Read More