Next round negotiations between Azerbaijan and WTO were postponed to the second half of 2017

Next round negotiations between Azerbaijan and WTO were postponed to the second half of 2017 Mahmud Mammadguliyev, chief negotiator on Azerbaijani accession to the WTO and Deputy Foreign Minister, has commented on the next round of talks on WTO accession held in Geneva last July by underling that Azerbaijan’s foreign trade regime was discussed at a meeting of the working group in Geneva. “The meeting was quite active, there were many questions.... Read More

“In the next two years Azerbaijan will not enter the WTO”

“In the next two years Azerbaijan will not enter the WTO” Interview by Ramin Naziev, Baku, exclusively to Vestnik Kavkaza Director of the Center for Economic and Social Development, PhD Vugar Bayramov, summed up the results of 2012 in Azerbaijan’s economy in an interview to VK. – How can you evaluate the work of the National Endowment for Entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan? In your opinion, did the grants issued through this fund... Read More

Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan Economy

Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan Economy Workshop on the impact of Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan economy was held in Baku, Azerbaijan on December, 2012 with financial and logistical support from GIZ, Germany with organizational support of Academic Director, Head of the Center for Economic Studies of the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Ukraine, the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD).... Read More

What new WTO Negotiations Promise?

What new WTO Negotiations Promise? The next 10th meeting of the working group on Azerbaijan’s membership in the World Trade Organization is held in Geneva on 3-7 December, 2012. The statement came from the news service for the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani delegation is led by Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadquliyev. Bilateral and multilateral talks with the United States, EU, Canada and Norway on new proposals of Azerbaijan... Read More

ECONOMETRIC MODELS OF IMPACT OF RUSSIA’S ACCESSION TO THE WTO ON AZERBAIJAN

ECONOMETRIC MODELS OF IMPACT OF RUSSIA’S ACCESSION TO THE WTO ON AZERBAIJAN Baku Seminar on Econometric models and presentation of analyses of impact of Russia’s accession to the WTO on Azerbaijan was taken place in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 05th, 2012 by support of GIZ, CESD-Center for Economic and Social Development, Azerbaijan and Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Ukraine with representatives from government agencies,... Read More

X round of talks on Azerbaijan’s membership in WTO scheduled preliminarily for 30 November

X round of talks on Azerbaijan’s membership in WTO scheduled preliminarily for 30 November Azerbaijan, which held in Geneva on 24 February the 9th meeting of the working groups on admission to the WTO, has a chance to conduct another round of talks this year. Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev has stated that the WTO Secretariat appointed preliminarily the X meeting of the working groups on Azerbaijan’s accession to the WTO for 30... Read More

Next Round WTO Negotiations; No New Promises?

Next round WTO Negotiations; No New Promises? Next round negotiations of Azerbaijan’s Accession to the WTO will be at the last week of November, 2012, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told Trend on September, 11, 2012. “We have a maximum of four to six weeks beforehand to send answers to WTO member countries’ questions, proposals for negotiations and so on. Work on the answers is almost complete and I think we... Read More

‘Talks on Free Trade Zone will be launched after the membership at WTO”

‘Talks on Free Trade Zone will be launched after the membership at WTO” The European Union wants to see progress in the issue of Azerbaijan’s membership at the World Trade Organization, Roland Kobia has told journalists. The head of the EU Representation in Azerbaijan noted that EU had offered Azerbaijan to launch talks on the Free Trade Zone, Gun.Azreports. “But for this, Azerbaijan needs to be a member of the WTO. This is... 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