THREE TURKISH SPORTSMEN KIDNAPPED IN IRAN

14.01.2006 [11:22]
Three Turkish sportsmen-parachutists were kidnapped in Zahedan, south-east Iran, the moment they were crossing the Iranian-Pakistani border. All of them went on a “Silk Road’ tour 15 days earlier. ...

AZERBAIJAN, IRAN TO INCREASE POWER EXCHANGE VOLUME

13.01.2006 [21:58]
As informed from the press-service of “Azerenergy” Joint-Stock company, within the project of increase in volume of exchange of energy between Azerbaijan and Iran, took place the next meeting ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

13.01.2006 [20:34]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0, 9178 manats for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on January 13.
The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was ...

SOF TO FUND MAJOR PROJECTS

12.01.2006 [21:49]
State Oil Fund will fund some major projects in 2006, AzerTAg correspondent was told at the SOF.
The SOF is going to allocate AZN 110311 thousand to improve living conditions ...

OIL FUND’S REVENUES TO GROW IN 2006

12.01.2006 [21:08]
Revenues of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan are expected to grow to AZN 807.842,2 (in terms of new manats), according to the Fund’s official. The amount includes net profit ...

WORKING GROUP FOR POTI-BAKU-AKTAU-ALMATY CONTAINER TRAIN GATHER IN BAKU

12.01.2006 [20:34]
The working group consisted of railway experts of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan gathered January 12 in Baku in order to define a chief operator of the Poti-Baku-Aktau-Almaty container train, Azerbaijan ...

OVER 1500 JOINT STOCK COMPANIES OPENED

12.01.2006 [20:06]
Within 2005 year, 52 monetary auctions on sale of joint stock companies held, over 100 stock companies sold, as a result of which 25,3 bln manats (5,1 mln AZN) transferred ...

TRADES AT BICEX

12.01.2006 [19:50]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0, 9178 manats for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency
Exchange on January 12.
The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0,9180 ...

AZERCELL SIGNS NEW GPRS/MMS ROAMING AGREEMENTS

12.01.2006 [14:17]
Joint venture Azercell Telecom has signed GPRS/MMS roaming agreements with the operators Smartone-Vodafone (Hong Kong) and Moldcell (Moldova). It is the second time that Azercell finds GPRS/MMS roaming partner in ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

11.01.2006 [20:31]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0, 9180 manats for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on January 11.
The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0,9182 ...

“AZERFON” AND “CATEL” TO FUNCTION AS MOBILE OPERATORS

11.01.2006 [20:03]
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of Azerbaijan decided to grant licenses to 5 companies.
“Azerfon” and Azerbaijan-American Joint Company “Catel” have reached agreement with the Ministry of ...

TURKISH AND GREEK COMPANIES TO CARRY OUT IN OMAN A PROJECT ON 20 BILLION DOLLARS

11.01.2006 [19:14]
Turkish building company Enka and Greek “Actor” will in common carry out the first stage of the largest in history of the Oman Sultanate of project Blue City (Al-Medina Al-Zerge). ...

ANOTHER PASSENGER TRAIN TO BE PUT INTO SERVICE EN ROUTE “BAKU-NOVOROSSIYSK”

11.01.2006 [12:51]
In accordance with the deal signed with “Transsib”, only one leased train is running via Novorossiysk-Baku route despite a large number of passengers, Azerbaijani state railway’s press service said..
Presently, ...

ITECA CASPIAN SET TO CONDUCT INTERNATIONAL FASHION AND TEXTILE EXHIBITION

11.01.2006 [11:31]
Great Britain’s ITE Group PLC’s partner in Azerbaijan Iteca Caspian is believed to conduct a fashion and textile exhibition this year.
Deputy director for sales Bahruz Hidayetzadeh told AzerTAg correspondent ...

ANNUAL GAS PRODUCTION TARGET BEATEN BY 112,1 PERCENT

11.01.2006 [10:28]
Gas production in Azerbaijan stood at 5818.3 million cubic meters in 2005, thus, beating the target by 112,1 percent, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan said.
The amount of oil ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

09.01.2006 [19:53]
The weighted average exchange prices made up 0, 9182 manats for 1 US dollar in the Baku Interbank Currency Exchange on January 9.
The average-weighted dollar exchange rate was 0,9184 ...

RUSSIAN, UKRAINIAN AND AZERBAIJANI RAILWAY OFFICIALS SEAL PROTOCOL OF INTENTION ON INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TRAIN SCHEDULE CHANGE

09.01.2006 [17:26]
Railway officials of Russia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan have met in Baku to discuss international passenger train schedule change in 2006-2007 and simplify border-crossing procedures for trains, AzerTAg correspondent learnt from ...

OIL TRANSPORTED MAINLY BY TANKERS AND RAILWAYS

08.01.2006 [15:48]
Tankers and railways transported over 1 million tons of oil from Baku in 2005, State Oil Company said. Of this amount, 283 525 tons of motor gasoline, 457 thousand tons ...

AZERCELL SIGNS TWO ROAMING AGREEMENTS

07.01.2006 [20:17]
Joint venture Azercell has signed GPRS/MMS roaming agreements with the operators Avea (Turkey) and Uzdunrobita (Uzbekistan). New roaming agreement will let people touring abroad usefully contact with each other. Up ...