CESD offers a tax exemption for e-trade

CESD offers a tax exemption for e-trade The 5th Tax Forum was taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan on February 10th, 2016. Chairman of the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) Vugar Bayramov, who addressed the forum, has proposed to exempt e-commerce within the country from VAT. “The matter rests in entrepreneurs who sell their products only through the Internet,” he said. He also noted that it is possible to set a limit in the amount... Read More

CESD Paper: Iran’s Economy- On the Light of the New Sanctions

CESD Paper: Iran’s Economy- On the Light of the New Sanctions  CESD has produced new paper on Iranian economy on the background of the new sanctions. The paper looks current situation of Iranian economy, potential impacts of new sanctions, Iranian relations with West, neighbors as well as with Azerbaijan. The paper also focuses on social and economic impacts of new sanctions not only on Iranian economy but also Iranian population. Iran... 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