$ 144.3 Million US Deficit for 4 Months

$ 144.3 US Million Deficit for 4 Months The deficit of the foreign trade turnover of Azerbaijan totaled $ 144.3 million US in the first four months of 2016. Meanwhile, foreign trade balance had a surplus with amount of $ 867.2 US million in the same period in 2015. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, in January-April this year the volume of export-import operations with 152 countries comprised $ 5 billion 44 million US, a decline... Read More

25 Years of Transition: Post-Communist Europe and the IMF

25 Years of Transition: Post-Communist Europe and the IMF The past 25 years have seen a dramatic transformation in Europe’s former communist countries, resulting in their reintegration into the global economy, and, in most cases, major improvements in living standards. But the task of building full market economies has been difficult and protracted. Liberalization of trade and prices came quickly, but institutional reforms—in areas such as governance,... Read More