EDB Poll: Azerbaijan expresses the lowest support for joining the Customs Union

EDB Poll: Azerbaijan expresses the lowest support for joining the Customs Union The Centre for Integration Studies of the Eurasian Development Bank has presented the “EDB Integration Barometer – 2014” report. The report has been prepared by Eurasian Development Bank’s Centre for Integration Studies and the Eurasian Monitor International Research Agency. In 2014 over 13,000 people from ten CIS countries and Georgia (between 1,000 and 2,000... Read More

Considering Accession to the Eurasian Economic Union: For Azerbaijan, Disadvantages Outweigh Advantages

Considering Accession to the Eurasian Economic Union: For Azerbaijan, Disadvantages Outweigh Advantages The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is an economic integration project, similar to the European Union, proposed by the Russian Federation (RF) in late 2011. The EEU is an extension of existing integrative projects of Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries (namely, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Collective Security Treaty Organization... Read More

Putin: EU should observe Russia`s stance on Trans-Caspian gas route

Putin: EU should observe Russia`s stance on Trans-Caspian gas route Any decision made by the European Union on the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline should first be adopted by the countries of the so-called “Caspian five“: Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, presidential aide Yury Ushakov said last Friday, citing Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline is designed to pump gas from the Caspian region... Read More

Standard & Poors Assesses CIS Economy

Standard & Poors Assesses CIS Economy The forecast of economic growth for the near future for the CIS countries exporting oil is favorable, and growth due to high oil prices to exceed four percent in 2012, said in the report of international rating agency Standard & Poors “Different procurement of natural resources and overall historic heritage determine the rating of the CIS countries “, released on March 22nd, 2012. “Increase... Read More