Azerbaijani Oil Fund’s Revenue was Declined by 2.5 times

Azerbaijani Oil Fund’s Revenue was Declined by 2.5 times Budget revenues of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) reached 5 543.4 mln. manats ($ 5,279 billion US), while budget expenditures constituted 6 397.1 mln. manats ($ 6,093 billion US) in the first 9 months of 2015. Reminded here that Budget revenues of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for the period of January-September, 2014 was 10 131.9 mln. manats... Read More

Azerbaijani Oil Fund’s reserves have declined by 5.9 %

Azerbaijani Oil Fund’s reserves have declined by 5.9 % The assets of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) have dropped by 5.86% compared to the beginning of 2015 from $ 37,104 billion US. to $ 34, 930 billion US. Budget revenues of the SOFAZ reached 2,028 billion manat ($ 1, 932 billion US with new rate) , while budget expenditures constituted 2,336 billion manat ($ 2,225 billion US with new rate) in the first quarter of 2015.... Read More

Azerbaijan Oil Fund Lost $ 2.3 million US in light of the Ukraine Crisis

Azerbaijan Oil Fund Lost $ 2.3 million US in light of the Ukraine Crisis The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) suffered investment losses due to the events that took place in Ukraine. According to SOFAZ, budget revenues of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for the period of January-March, 2014 reached 3.005 billion manat ($ 3.85 billion US), while budget expenditures constituted 2.443 billion manat ($ 3.13 billion US) meaning that the budget... Read More

SOCAR’s Ranking is Still “BBB-“

SOCAR’s Ranking is Still “BBB-“ Fitch Ratings has affirmed State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic’s (SOCAR) Long-term foreign currency IDR at ‘BBB-‘ with a Stable Outlook. Short-term foreign currency IDR was affirmed at ‘F3’, the Agency said in its report. SOCAR is the only producer of oil products in the country (it has two refineries on its balance sheet) and also owns petrol stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia,... Read More

SOFAZ allocates over $4 billion for various projects and programs

SOFAZ allocates over $4 billion for various projects and programs The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) allocated about 3.34 billion manat for the implementation of various infrastructure projects and other needs as of July 1, the official website of the State Oil Fund said on Friday. A significant amount of funds directed at improving the welfare of refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as addressing their employment. The State... Read More