Vietnam interested in Azerbaijani investments

The administration of Ho Chi Minh intends to draw Azerbaijani investments in infrastructure projects. Vietnam urges Azerbaijani investors to work over the subway construction project in Ho Chi Minh, as well as invest in tourism, information and communication technologies and services. The prospects of cooperation were discussed at the meeting of Azerbaijani ambassador to Vietnam…

Azerbaijan to increase energy efficiency by 2020

Azerbaijan intends to increase energy efficiency by 20% till 2020, Director of the Institute for Scientific Research on Economic Reforms (ISRER) under the Ministry of Economy of the country Vilayat Veliyev said. He said that these objectives were described in “Azerbaijan 2020: Look into the Future” concept of development adopted by the country’s president. “In…

Azerbaijan and Kuwait ink deal on air traffic

President of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC (AZAL) Jahangir Asgarov and Director General of Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Yousef Sulaiman Al Fouzan signed an intergovernmental agreement on air traffic between the two countries on November 16. By signing the intergovernmental agreement, the sides removed obstacles to open air traffic between the two countries that would contribute to further…

Azerbaijan to become the exporter of grain products

Development of the agricultural sector is the priority direction for Azerbaijan. In the nearest future, it is planned to completely provide the domestic needs in grains, and develop the export potential, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev declared. According to him, the country does not have large-scale land areas. Therefore, Azerbaijan will rationally use every…

Azerbaijan: WB ready to provide technical aid

The World Bank (WB) is ready to provide technical assistance to support the strengthening of macroeconomic stability in Azerbaijan, the WB leading expert Naoko Kojo said. Kojo made the remarks during his meeting with Rufat Aslanli, chairman of Board of Directors at Azerbaijan’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority. The sides discussed the current macroeconomic situation in…

Iran: Tehran and Baku discuss shipping co-op

Iranian Ports and Shipping Organization officials during a visit to Baku discussed prospects of bilateral cooperation with their Azerbaijani counterparts. The Iranian delegation was led by Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization Jabar Jalilian, while the Azerbaijani side was represented by Rauf Valiyev, the chairman of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company. The sides discussed cooperation…

Azerbaijan: British Airways closes office

The UK’s air carrier British Airways has closed down its representative office in Azerbaijan. Creditors may submit their claims within two months to: Hyatt Tower-2, 8, Izmir Street, Yasamal district, Baku, Azerbaijan. British Airways suspended flights on the London-Baku route and vice versa from May 1. The last flight on the London-Baku-London route was implemented…

Azerbaijan: Azercosmos to render telecom services to Africa and Middle East

The Azercosmos OJSC of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and High Technologies has signed a contract to render telecommunication services to the leading international satellite operators, DCS Telecom and Don Telecom. According to the contract, the DCS Telecom and Don Telecom will use the resources of the Azerspace-1 satellite for voice services, data transmission, cellular…

Azerbaijan: US bureau of shipping to audit company

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) classification society has started the audit of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC, the Azerbaijani company’s website said. The audit is being conducted in accordance with the international management standards, in the spheres of security, ecology, energy efficiency and labor protection. “The audit will be carried out in the…

Azerbaijan receives export compensation appeals

Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry has already received first appeals from entrepreneurs regarding the partly repayment of their expenses for products’ export, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev reported. “As is known, in accordance with the export support mechanism, Azerbaijani government will return part of the money spent by entrepreneurs on the organization of export supplies (compensation…