Azerbaijan Economy in the First Eight Months of 2016; Brief Overview

Azerbaijan Economy in the First Eight Months of 2016; Brief Overview CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first eight months in 2016. Both independent and official reports show that GDP continued declining in the reporting period. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, GDP decreased 3.1 % in the first eight months in 2016 since CESD calculations found out 3.9 % decline... Read More

State Budget for 2016 in Azerbaijan: a New Approach in a New Period?

State Budget for 2016 in Azerbaijan: a New Approach in a New Period? The draft of state budget of 2016 has been discussed and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic. According to the CESD sources, a price of oil will be $ 50 US per barrel at the 2016 budget. That means oil price in next year’s budget will be decreased by $ 40 per barrel or 55 % compared to the 2015 state budget… Download Full Article Here  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

CESD Feedback on State Budget of 2014 in Azerbaijan

CESD Feedback on State Budget of 2014 in Azerbaijan Azerbaijani State Budget was approved last week. Based on the predictions of the Ministry of Finance of Azerbaijan Republic for 2014, the income and expenditure of the state budget are more aligned to real economic conditions than recent years’ budgets. The income of state budget has been forecasted around 18 384 million but the expenditures will be 20 063 million manat. It means the state budget... Read More

State Budget Ammended in Azerbaijan

State Budget Ammended in Azerbaijan Finance Ministry told APA that incomes and expenses of state budget will be increased by AZN 600m, incomes will be raised up to AZN 17,038m, expenses – AZN 17,672m. Extra revenues to the state budget are expected to provide by means of additional tax revenues on oil and non-oil sector of economy. An appropriate draft law related to amendments in the state budget-2012 of Azerbaijan has been submitted by the President... Read More