Foreign Debt in Azerbaijan to widen on low oil prices

Foreign Debt in Azerbaijan to widen on low oil prices Foreign state debt of Azerbaijan amounted to 7,449 billion US dollars (11,4867 billion manat) as of April 1, 2016. The ratio of external debt to GDP ratio is 21.0 %. According to the Ministry of Finance of Azerbaijan, debt structure includes direct obligations of the state and contingent liabilities on borrowed loans under the state guarantees. Thus, 82.3% of public debt raised from the World Bank,... Read More

2012 Global GoTo Think Tank Index Release

2012 Global GoTo Think Tank Index Release Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program’s (TTCSP) will launch of the 2012 Global GoTo Think Tank Index, the annual rankings of the world’s top think tanks,on Thursday, January 17,2013. The report will be released at the World Bank in Washington, DC on the morning of the 17th at 8:00 AM and in New York at the United Nations that same day at 3:00 PM. The Global GoTo Think Tank Index is the result of an international... Read More

Princeton University and the World Bank laud PTF funded projects

Princeton University and the World Bank laud PTF funded projects Three PTF funded projects were featured in recent publications by Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies and the World Bank’s Innovative Solutions for Governance series. The Princeton paper cites the PTF funded G-Watch implemented textbook procurement program in the Philippines. It notes that “Groups such as Government Watch, the National Citizens Movement... 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

How is tax system in Azerbaijan efficient?

How is tax system in Azerbaijan efficient? Interview of Mr. Fazil Mammadov, Minister of Taxes, Second-rank state tax councillor to foreign mass media.   Mr. Minister, Azerbaijan as a developing state of the region, as well as a country that pursues an active European integration process experiences the period of very dynamic changes. The Ministry of Taxes headed by you has some achievements in the area of implementation of modern management... Read More