Azerbaijan achieves significant progress in financial transparency

Azerbaijan has made significant progress in financial transparency, said the report of the US Department of State. “Azerbaijan made significant progress during the review period by publishing more detail on planned expenditures, including allocations to state-owned enterprises”, said the 2016 Fiscal Transparency Report. Fiscal Transparency Report describes the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency developed, updated,…


Azerbaijan: Moody’s confirms issuer rating

The international ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has confirmed Azerbaijan’s long-term issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings at Ba1 and assigned a negative outlook. Azerbaijan’s rating was changed in February, and the outlook on it was changed to “negative” in April. Earlier, the international ratings agency Fitch Ratings also approved of the long-term issuer default…


Tajikistan: IsDB expected to invest in nine development projects

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Jakarta, Indonesia with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) President Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali on the sidelines of the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF). According to the Tajik president’s official website, Rahmon expressed satisfaction with the current level of cooperation between Tajikistan and IsDB. The government of Tajikistan and…


Azerbaijan plans to start laying rail lines to border with Iran

Azerbaijan Railways CJSC plans to start laying rail lines in mid-August within construction of a railway section from Azerbaijan’s Astara station to the border with Iran as part of the North-South transportation corridor, Nadir Azmammadov, spokesperson for Azerbaijan Railways, said. The North-South transportation corridor is meant to connect northern Europe with South-Eastern Asia. It will…


Azerbaijan: 65 new projects for investment

Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has updated the catalogue of Azerbaijan’s investment projects by including 65 projects, said a message from the country’s Economy Ministry. It was noted that the purpose of updating the catalog is to promote the attraction of foreign investment in Azerbaijan’s non-oil sector. The catalogue includes 65 projects covering…


Azerbaijan discussing projects in pharmaceuticals and car industry with Iran

Azerbaijan and Iran have discussed the projects for joint production of pharmaceutical products, cars and car spare parts, said the message from Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry. The issues were discussed during the meeting of Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev with Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi. Vaezi was on an official visit to…


Uzbekistan: Agromir Juice to supply fruit juice and concentrates to India

Agromir Juice, a part of Uzbekoziqovaqatholding, will supply fruit juices and concentrates to India.

The company has signed an export agreement with the Indian company Shriji International LLC valued at $716,300.

Currently, the Uzbek company started to shop products, prepared from fruit, produced in Uzbekistan. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)