World Bank: Azerbaijan achieved highest result in eliminating poverty
Baku. Aqshin Rafiqoglu – APA-Economics. Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev on Thursday met with Mercy Tembon, the World Bank's (WB) Regional Director for the South Caucasus, and Naveed Hassan Naqvi, new head of the WB office in Azerbaijan.
19:39 20 October
UN welcomes establishment of National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development in Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan - The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan has made a statement welcoming the decree of the country’s president on establishment of the National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development, the UN Baku Office told APA on Monday.
13:02 10 October
Azerbaijan creates National Coordination Council on Sustainable Development
APA reports the Council aims to determine national priorities in accordance with global targets which attach importance for Azerbaijan by 2030 and their indicators, provide conformation of programs and strategies covering socio-economic spheres to the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as prepare annual reports on achievement of Sustainable Development Goals. The council may involve local and foreign experts, specialists, international organizations and scientific institutions, as well as create Working Groups on separate directions.
18:58 06 October
Azerbaijani gov’t discusses 2017 state budget
According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers, delivering keynote speech, Artur Rasizade said that the draft state budget for 2017 has been prepared on the basis of global financial and economic processes, achievements gained as a result of successful economic policy conducted by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. Moreover, factors such as improvement of material well being of the population, provision of defense and security of the state, especially support to non-oil sector have been taken into account while preparing the draft state budget.
18:31 22 September
Statement issued on visit of European Parliament’s delegation to Azerbaijan
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. Co-chairs of the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee Sajjad Karim and Samad Seyidov have signed the statement on the outcomes of the visit of European Parliament’s delegation to Azerbaijan.
18:31 21 September
Nursists detained in Azerbaijan transferred to minimum security facility
Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Two Nursists – Eldaniz Hajiyev and Ismail Mammadov, who were kept in the jail No.14, filed a petition to commute the type of correctional institution.
13:37 15 September
President Ilham Aliyev inaugurates Yalama Agropark
Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev informed the head of state of the work carried out in the agropark. He said that at the initial stage 20 million manats were invested in the establishment of the agropark, which occupied a total area of 523 hectares.
14:39 08 September
Car plant groundbreaking ceremony held in Azerbaijan’s Neftchala
Neftchala. Alibey Zeynalli – APA. A groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a joint Azerbaijani-Iranian car plant was today held in Azerbaijan’s Neftchala industrial quarter. The plant is a joint project of Azerbaijan’s AzEuroCar LLC and Iran’s giant automaker Iran Khodro.
15:26 06 August
Azerbaijan establishes Financial Stability Board
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree July 15 on the establishment of a Financial Stability Board.
17:55 15 July
Azerbaijan, UN sign framework agreement
Baku. Yegane Lachinzade – APA-Economics. The ceremony for signing the UN-Azerbaijan framework agreement for 2016-2020 was held in Baku in July 12.
12:33 12 July
Ministry of Economy denies loan allocation of to Montenegro
Baku - APA-Economics. Allocation of loan by Azerbaijani government to Montenegro for construction of bridge over Verige Strait is not on the agenda, spokesperson for Ministry of Economy Abbas Aliyev told APA-Economics.
18:17 05 July
Hungarian Eximbank may finance North-South corridor
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. Hungarian Eximbank is ready to finance the North-South corridor.
13:39 28 June
Hungary may help Azerbaijan eliminate visa regime with EU countries
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. Today, the sixth meeting of the Azerbaijan-Hungary Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation has been held in Baku.
13:34 28 June
International Economic Forum kicks off in St. Petersburg
Moscow. Farid Akberov – APA-Economics. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) has kicked off. The motto for SPIEF 2016 is “Capitalizing on the New Global Economic Reality”.
14:31 16 June
EU invested $20B in Azerbaijan’s fixed capital in last decade - minister
Baku. Yegane Lachinzade - APA-Economics. EU countries invested $20 billion in Azerbaijan’s fixed capital in the last decade, which makes 45.6% of total investments in this field, Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev said at the second Azerbaijan-EU business forum.
12:26 18 May
Baku hosting Azerbaijan-EU business forum
Baku. Yegane Lachinzade - APA-Economics. Today, the second Azerbaijan-EU business forum has kicked off in Baku.
11:50 18 May
Azerbaijan, Dagestan intend to increase trade turnover
Baku. Yegane Lachinzade – APA-Economics. Azerbaijan and Dagestan have enough potential to develop the trade turnover, Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev said at the Azerbaijan-Dagestan business forum.
17:29 12 May
Azerbaijan, Iran lay foundation for railway bridge
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by co-chairmen of Azerbaijan-Iran State Commission on economic, commercial and humanitarian spheres Azerbaijani Economic Minister Shahin Mustafayev and Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technologies Mahmud Vaezi, as well as officials of Azerbaijani and Iranian relevant bodies.
18:31 20 April
Date of groundbreaking ceremony of railway bridge between Azerbaijan and Iran announced
According to him, the ceremony will be attended by Javid Gurbanov, Chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways” CJSC, co-chairs of intergovernmental commission of both countries, Mahmoud Vaezi, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Shahin Mustafayev, Azerbaijani Economic Minister.
15:54 18 April
F1 Grand Prix to attract long-term investments in Azerbaijan, says minister
Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev told the aforesaid in an interview to The Business year magazine, APA-Economics reported.
19:03 30 March