SOCAR Oil Export Declined by 7 % in the first quarter of 2012

SOCAR Oil Export Declined by 7 % in the first quarter of 2012 The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan exported 5,2 million tonnes of oil via all routes including Baku-Novorossiysk, BTC and Baku-Supsa pipelines in the first quarter of 2012 which is 7,2  % lower than compare with the same period last year. SOCAR exported 5,6 million tonnes in the first three months of 2011 . Sources at the SOCAR mentioned that Baku-Novorossiysk exported 496,8 thousand... Read More

Azeri Oil Export Significantly Down in 2011

Azeri Oil Export Significantly Down in 2011 Azerbaijan’s overall export of oil products dropped by 21.6% in 2011. SOCAR exported 155.663 thousand tons of crude oil through Novorossiysk port (Black sea, Russia), 161.697 thousand tons – through Supsa port (Black sea, Georgia), 1,645.230 thousand tons – Jeyhan port (Mediterranean sea, Turkey). Compared to December, 2010, oil export through Novorossiysk port dropped 6%, through Jeyhan port decreased... 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