Azerbaijan: Mahan Air to launch flights to Baku

Iranian Mahan Air airline will launch regular flights on Tehran-Baku-Tehran route from October 31, press service of Heydar Aliyev International Airport reported. Azerbaijan State Civil Aviation Administration issued the relevant permission after receiving a request from the airline to perform flights three times a week. Flights are scheduled three times a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays…

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Russia: Fitch Ratings affirms the credit rating of Domodedovo Airport at ‘BB+’

On September 28, the credit rating of Moscow Domodedovo Airport was affirmed at the same level, which evidences sustainability of the airport’s business model in challenging market conditions. According to Fitch Ratings’ evaluation, the external environment and associated changes have a certain impact on the company, however the removal of a set of limitations will…

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Azerbaijan: export support mechanisms touch only non-oil sector

Mechanisms to support the export of Azerbaijani products will apply only to goods produced in the non-oil sector, head of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) Rufat Mammadov reported. However, the entrepreneurs, who can benefit from these mechanisms, will face no restrictions. “Export process is quite difficult. First of all, entrepreneurs should have…

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Azerbaijan: electricity output down in January-September 2016

Power plants of the Azerenergy JSC, Azerbaijan’s main electricity producer, generated 16.5 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in January-September as compared to 16.8 billion kilowatt hours generated in the same period of 2015. Azerenergy’s power plants produced about 1.7 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in September. In 2015, Azerenergy produced more than 22.5 billion kilowatt…

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China: list of Russian grain exporters and storages approved

China has approved a list of Russian wheat, corn, rice, soy and rapeseed exporters and grain storage facilities, Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Oversight said in a statement. According to the document, China allowed imports from about 200 companies from the Omsk, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Amur, Sakhalin, Kemerovo, Zabaikalsky, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, and Primorsky regions…

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