Azerbaijan, Gabon discuss customs cooperation
Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Aydin Aliyev has met a Gabonese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Economy, Investment Promotion and Planning Marie Julie Bilogo Bi-Nzendong to discuss cooperation in the customs field ...

Baku to host International Travel and Tourism Fair 2015

26.01.2015 [20:53]
The 14th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism fair “AITF-2015” will be held at the Baku Expo Center on April 2-4. According to the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism, AITF 2015 will welcome 35 exhibiting countries. Exhibitors from these countries will represent a wide cross-section of the travel industry, including airlines and air agents, tour ...
Azerbaijan to join international tourism fair in Spain

Azerbaijan to join international tourism fair in Spain

26.01.2015 [20:52]
An Azerbaijani delegation will participate in the international tourism fair FITUR in Madrid, Spain. Azerbaijan`s pavilion will feature the presentation of the country`s tourism potential, including must-see-places, cultural-historical monuments, hotels and other places by the use of books, booklets and CDs in the English language. ...
Georgian PM stresses importance of joint projects with Azerbaijan and Turkey

Georgian PM stresses importance of joint projects with Azerbaijan and Turkey

26.01.2015 [15:28]
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has underlined the importance of the joint projects being implemented with Turkey and Azerbaijan as he addressed a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos ...
Italian press: Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a new door to the Caucasus   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Italian press: Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a new door to the Caucasus VIDEO

26.01.2015 [14:30]
Several Italian news portals have published articles about Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s new passenger terminal. The articles described the Heydar Aliyev International Airport as “a new door to the Caucasus”. “With a total area 65,000 square meters, the new terminal is capable of carrying 6 million ...
Baku to host Azerbaijan Investment Forum

Baku to host Azerbaijan Investment Forum

25.01.2015 [11:53]
An Azerbaijan Investment Forum organized by “The Economist” magazine will be held in Baku on March 17. The forum will bring together leading representatives of the banking, technology, investment and industrial sectors, as well as educational ...

Azerbaijan joins New York Times travel show exhibition

23.01.2015 [21:03]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international New York Times travel show exhibition. Azerbaijan`s 30sq m-pavilion featured presentation through special advertising printed materials in Azerbaijani and English languages on the country`s must-see-places, historic-cultural monuments, hotel and tourism objects ...
Ahmet Davutoğlu: Turkey plans to host first meeting of G20 energy ministers

Ahmet Davutoğlu: Turkey plans to host first meeting of G20 energy ministers

23.01.2015 [19:39]
Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Turkey, who chairs the G20 this year, was planning to hold first meeting of G20 energy ministers. According to Mr. Davutoğlu, the meeting will discuss improvement of opportunities to use energy ...
International Bank of Azerbaijan, Russian Sberbank ink MoU

International Bank of Azerbaijan, Russian Sberbank ink MoU

23.01.2015 [12:50]
The International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) and Sberbank of Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. The document was signed by Jahangir Hajiyev, Chairman of the Board of IBA and Herman Gref, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of ...
ICT services in Azerbaijan rose by 15.1%

ICT services in Azerbaijan rose by 15.1%

22.01.2015 [21:49]
The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SSC) released data on the volume of information and communication services rendered to organizations and the population in the country in January-December 2014. ...
Shahdag Hotel & SPA gets Prize of Excellence   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Shahdag Hotel & SPA gets Prize of Excellence VIDEO

22.01.2015 [20:39]
Azerbaijan’s first ski complex Shahdag Hotel & SPA has been awarded the Prize of Excellence. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan informs that the prize was awarded to the hotel from well-known tourist portal www.booking.com. “The prize was given to Shahdag Hotel & SPA following the results of activities in 2014,” the ...
Passenger traffic through Silk Road transportation corridor increases

Passenger traffic through Silk Road transportation corridor increases

22.01.2015 [17:37]
In January-November, 2014, 278 million people or more than 7.7% and 53.1 mln tons of cargo were transported through Azerbaijan’s part of Silk Road transportation corridor. According to the State Statistical Committee, 49.7% of the total cargo was transported via motor ...
AZAL to open direct Baku-Berlin-Baku flight

AZAL to open direct Baku-Berlin-Baku flight

22.01.2015 [13:57]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will launch regular direct flights on Baku-Berlin-Baku route from May 2. The flights will be carried out twice a week ...

Moody's downgrades ratings of 8 non-financial corporations, including Rosneft, Gazprom Neft, Lukoil, Russian Railways

21.01.2015 [18:33]
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the ratings of Rosneft, Gazprom Neft and 6 other non-financial corporations and their subsidiaries after downgrading Russia's sovereign rating, which it announced in a statement. ...
‘There is wide potential for tourism cooperation between Azerbaijan and Brazil’

‘There is wide potential for tourism cooperation between Azerbaijan and Brazil’

21.01.2015 [15:55]
“There is wide potential for cooperation in the sphere of tourism between Azerbaijan and Brazil,” said Azerbaijan`s Ambassador to Brazil Elnur Sultanov as he met Brazilian Minister of Tourism Vinicius Lages. The diplomat briefed the Brazilian Minister on the state policy in the field of tourism, the country`s ...
Deputy FM: Japan interested in developing relationship with Azerbaijan

Deputy FM: Japan interested in developing relationship with Azerbaijan

20.01.2015 [14:58]
Japanese deputy Foreign Minister Minoru Kiuchi has expressed his country`s interest in developing its relationship with Azerbaijan as he met Minister of Economy and Industry Shahin Mustafayev in Baku. Mr Kiuchi hailed the development of Azerbaijan`s economy, saying he was especially impressed by the growth of the country`s non-oil sector. ...

Davos Forum 2015 kicks off on Wednesday

20.01.2015 [13:28]
Themed "The New Global Context", the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2015 will be held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from January 21 - 24. The event convenes global leaders to address key transformations in the spheres of technology, society, demography and politics. ...
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan agree on construction of TASIM`s underwater segment

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan agree on construction of TASIM`s underwater segment

18.01.2015 [13:21]
Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have agreed on the construction of the underwater segment of the Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM), Minister of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov told journalists. ...
Azerbaijani Ambassador meets Brazil Trade, Industry Minister

Azerbaijani Ambassador meets Brazil Trade, Industry Minister

17.01.2015 [10:28]
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Brazil Elnur Sultanov has met Brazil Trade, Industry Minister Armando Monteiro. Mr. Sultanov highlighted Azerbaijan`s steadily developing economy, as well as achievements gained in diversification of national economy, large-scale projects implemented by the initiative and participation of the country. ...