Sharp Decline in Azerbaijani Oil Income in January 2015

Sharp Decline in Azerbaijani Oil Income in January 2015 Azerbaijan exported 1 million 697 thousand 768 tones crude oil through Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline in January, 2015: according to the CESD report based on State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic’s (SOCAR) official figures. Meanwhile, the country exported 169, 507 thousand tones crude oil through Baku Novorosiysk and 254, 107 thousand tones via Baku Supsa pipelines in the indicated... Read More

Azeri Oil Output Declined in the first five months of 2014

Azeri Oil Output Declined in the first five months of 2014 Azerbaijan produced 17.7 million tonnes of oil and gas condensates in the first five months of 2014, versus 18.12 million tonnes in the same period of 2013, the Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee reported on June 12, 2014. The output declined by 2.3 % in the indicated period of 2014 compared to the same passé in previous year. The most part of the produced oil fell to the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli... Read More

Construction of TAP gas pipe for export of Azeri gas to Europe to commence only in 2015

Construction of TAP gas pipe for export of Azeri gas to Europe to commence only in 2015 Final investment decision expected in 2013 on framework of full-scale development of Shah Deniz (SD FFD) will not accelerate construction of Trans-Adriatic gas pipe line (TAP pipeline) at all, selected for export of Azeri gas to Europe. The Consortium for Construction of TAP pipeline states that, laying of pipeline is scheduled to start in 2015, in order to provide... Read More

BTC pipeline oil export declined by 3,3 %

BTC pipeline oil export declined by 3,3 % 15, 18 million tons oil was exported through the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline in the first half of 2013 according to the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic. Export declined by 502 thousand tons compared in the indicated period with the same period in 2012. In January, the pipeline exported 2.577 million tons, in February – 2,327 million tons, in March – 2.438 million tons, in April –... Read More

$ 1,5 billion Sterilization in Azerbaijan

$ 1,5 billion Sterilization in Azerbaijan “The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has been keeping regulatory monetary policy to intervene in the market in order to keep the exchange rate of manat, national currency, for more than the decade.  CBA held currency sterilization in the amount of USD 1,584 billion in 2012 and manat against USD consolidated by 0.19%. The stability of the manat monthly cost of 135 million dollars. In this regard, the crucial... Read More

Trend of Decline in Azeri Oil Export

Trend of Decline in Azeri Oil Export CESD Forecasts decline in oil output by 5,0 % in 2013 Azeri oil export declined by 15.3% in January 2013 compared with the previous month according to State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR). The company reports that it exported 1.67 million tons in January 2013 (compared to 1.976 million tons in December). Last year’s highest export occurred in July (2.36 million tons). In January 2013, 2,629 tons of oil was... Read More

Estimated price of Shah Deniz-2 ups

Estimated price of Shah Deniz-2 ups   The cost of the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project is now estimated slightly higher than previously at $28 billion, SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev said during the meeting with the graduates of the summer school of the company. “We plan to implement scaled projects, one of which is the implementation of the stage 2 project. Within the project, we will also start broadening of the South Caucasus pipeline... Read More

Private Sector Losses in Azeri Export

Private Sector Losses in Azeri Export More than 95,0 % of total export volume in Azerbaijan belonged to state sector in the first half of 2012- said CESD sources at State Customs Committee. The export amounted to $ 12,7 billion and state share was $ 12,1 billion In the same period. Contribution of the private sector in the export made $577,9 million or 4.5 %, of individuals – $73,7 thousand or only 0.05 %. CESD experts mentioned that this fact... Read More

Oil Dominate in Azerbaijani Export

Oil Dominate in Azerbaijani Export Oil and oil products constituted 94 % of Azerbaijan’s export in 2011 according to CESD sources.  Only 6 % of export was non-oil products. CESD concerned over Azeri export’s reliance on oil revenue since oil continued to dominate in Azerbaijan’s exports accounting for 94 0% of all exports as of October 01 despite efforts to diversify Azerbaijan’s economy away from oil. Last year Azerbaijan’s foreign trade... 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