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Azerbaijan: poll casts light on attitudes to the EU and how people see their lives

Azerbaijan: poll casts light on attitudes to the EU and how people see their lives Almost half of Azerbaijanis feel that relations between their country and the European Union are good, compared to just 15% of those who think they are bad. This is one of the key findings of the recently released Autumn 2013 […]

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EU-Azerbaijan visa facilitation enters into force

EU-Azerbaijan visa facilitation enters into force The EU-Azerbaijan Visa Facilitation and Readmission agreements entered into force today, 1 September. The agreement makes it easier and cheaper for citizens of Azerbaijan, in particular those who travel most, to acquire short-stay visas, allowing them to travel to and freely throughout most EU countries. Under the agreement, visa […]

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AZN 1 billion – for purchase of household appliances and mobile phones

AZN 1 billion – for purchase of household appliances and mobile phones “Loans to purchase household appliances and mobile phones constituted 15% of the consumer loans issued by commercial banks”. According to the newspaper “Echo” that the statement came from the chairman of the Center for Economic and Social Development (CESD) Vugar Bayramov. According to […]

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BP’s Azeri Oil Output Declined

BP’s Azeri Oil Output Declined Output from Azerbaijan’s Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli (ACG) oilfields declined to an average 656,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the first half of 2014 from 672,000 bpd in the same period last year, BP-Azerbaijan said in a statement. BP said earlier this year that oil production at the ACG fields might be slightly […]

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CESD: Import from Russia to Azerbaijan increased by 15%

CESD: Import from Russia to Azerbaijan increased by 15% The fall of the national currency of one of Azerbaijan’s main trade partners may stimulate imports to our country and restrict exports. Cesd.az reports referring to the newspaper “Echo” that it is the opinion of the chairman of the Center for Economic and Social Development Vugar […]