Oil Contributes 87,0 % of Total Export in Azerbaijan

Oil Contributes 87,0 % of Total Export in Azerbaijan The share of crude oil in Azerbaijan’s overall export made up 86.29% against 86.62% in 2011, 86.53% in 2010 and 81.57% in 2009. In the first quarter of 2012 oil export grew by 6.76% versus last year’s same term. The State Customs Committee (SCC) informs that for Jan-Apr 2012 the country’s oil export reached 12.086 million tons (5.989 million tons in April is still the best index of the year)... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges Official forecasts for Azerbaijani economy in 2012 seem quite optimistic. According to Ministry of Economic Development reports although downturn in world economy. The Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) targets 5,7 % GDP Growth in 2012 meanwhile The Central Bank’s monetary policy is announced keeping inflation to single digits. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected at 7,1 % Azerbaijan’s... Read More