Venezuela delays state elections to 2017
Baku-APA. Elections for Venezuela's state governorships will be held in 2017 rather than December as previously expected, the election board said on Tuesday, giving the unpopular socialist government a short breathing space before going to the polls, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:24 19 October
SOFAZ gets 7% rise in assets
Baku. Yegane Lachinzade - APA-Economics. Budget revenues of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for the period of January-September, 2016 reached AZN 6,618.6 million manat, while budget expenditures constituted AZN 3,823.1 million.
15:56 12 October
“Kerry jealous of Russia-Azerbaijan ties that have reached strategic partnership level”
Baku – APA. US Secretary of State John Kerry is jealous of Russia-Azerbaijan ties that have reached the strategic partnership level, Hikmat Babaoghlu, Azerbaijani MP, editor-in-chief of newspaper “Yeni Azərbaycan” (New Azerbaijan), told APA on Wednesday.
19:14 05 October
Powerful Hurricane Matthew churns towards Jamaica, Haiti
Baku-APA. Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, churned towards Jamaica and Haiti Saturday on a path that forecasters said could eventually take it to the eastern United States, APA reports quoting AFP.
05:29 02 October
Azerbaijan-based insurers ranking for payments
Baku – APA-Economics. According to the Financial Markets Supervisory Authority, Azerbaijan-based insurers made AZN 136,771,501.69 insurance payment in January-August 2016.
13:02 19 September
North Korea nuclear test suspected after 'artificial' quake
Baku-APA. North Korea is suspected of carrying out its fifth nuclear test, after an "artificial" magnitude 5.3 earthquake was detected close to its test site, APA reports quoting BBC.
07:23 09 September
Volume of Azeri oil exported through Ceyhan port in August announced
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. In August 2016, 2,474,405 tonnes of Azeri oil were exported to world markets through Ceyhan port, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan told APA-Economics
13:02 07 September
Macedonian parliament approves transitional gov't ahead of early elections
Baku-APA. The Parliament of Macedonia voted for the interim Cabinet, which will ensure holding elections in the country on December 11, local media reported Friday, APA reports quoting sputniknews.com.
02:11 03 September
SOCAR announces volume and price of exported oil products
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. In August, 2016, Marketing and Economic Operations Department under the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan exported 14,770 tonnes of diesel fuel, 9,931 tonnes of aircraft fuel, 118 tonnes fo furnace oil, 1,216 tonnes of high-pressure polyethylene, 9,979 tonnes of liquid pyrolysis resin, 1,292 tonnes of propylene and 1,050 tonnes of butylenes-butadiene fraction.
18:42 01 September
Al Shabaab militants bomb Somali beach restaurant, gunfight ongoing
Baku-APA. Al Shabaab militants attacked a beach restaurant in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, with gunmen raiding the building after setting off a car bomb, police and the insurgent group said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:30 25 August
ADIF pays over AZN 206M compensation to nine closed banks’ customers
On August 23, the Fund paid AZN 20.3 milion to Parabank’s depositors, AZN 29.3 million to Zaminbank’s depositors, AZN 9.9 million to Kredobank’s depositors and AZN 2.4 million to Dekabank’s depositors.
14:40 24 August
Local leaders slam UK over Syrian child refugees
Baku-APA. U.K. local municipality leaders are criticizing Whitehall for failing to help child refugees stranded in the notorious French camp known as the Jungle, APA reports quoting AA.
22:01 18 August
Azerbaijan reduces excise tax and customs duty on imported gasoline
According to the amendment, excise tax for a ton of engine gasoline which contains less than 0.013 gram of lead per litre and 95 Octane Number reduced from AZN 200 to AZN 1. The decision has come into force since August 16 and valid for sixty days.
17:48 17 August
Azerbaijan cancels authorities of Defense Ministry on funeral of servicemen of some categories
APA reports that the amendment is related to organization and holding of funerals.
19:06 10 August
Azerbaijan-based insurers ranking for payments
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. APA-Economics regularly provides ranking of Azerbaijan-based financial organizations for their various figures and financial performance. In the table below, insurers are ranked by payments during January-October, 2016.
12:18 10 August
Azerbaijan-based insurers ranking for premiums
Baku. Musa Ahmadov – APA-Economics. APA-Economics regularly provides ranking of Azerbaijan-based financial organizations for their various figures and financial performance. In the table below, insurers are ranked by premiums during January-June, 2016.
12:13 10 August
Azerbaijani peacekeepers have returned from Afghanistan
Baku – APA. Accrording to the plan and rotation a group of 44 Azerbaijani military servicemen returned to Baku from Afghanistan. The group has been serving in Aghanistan within NATO-led non-combat "Resolute Support" mission launched since January 2015, APA reported.
12:01 07 August
Eiffel Tower in Paris evacuated over suspicious package
Baku-APA. The Eiffel Tower was evacuated late Friday after security services spotted a suspicious package, police said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:38 05 August
French lawmakers extend state of emergency after Nice attack
Baku-APA. French lawmakers approved a six-month extension of emergency rule on Wednesday after last week's truck attack on holiday crowds in Nice, the third deadly assault in just 18 months for which Islamist militants have claimed responsibility, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:10 21 July
SOCAR reduces transfers to state budget
Baku. Vusal Nabiyev - APA-Economics. State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) transferred nearly AZN 99 mln to the state budget in June 2016, down AZN 24 million or 20% from the last year.
15:22 14 July