TEA GROWING IN ASTARA

28.08.2003 [19:11]
Green tea picking in Astara considerably increased compared to the last year. About 500 tons of tealeaves have been picked today at plantations of that region.
The best harvest was ...

IMF MISSION DISCUSSES DRAFT STATE BUDGET

28.08.2003 [17:31]
Mission of the International Monetary Fund came to Azerbaijan to discuss the main parameters of the draft of State budget of Azerbaijan to 2004. To this end, AzerTAj correspondent has ...

BUSINESS FORUM TO BE HELD IN NEFTCHALA

28.08.2003 [15:36]
Entrepreneurs Center of the Azerbaijan International Operating Company /AIOC/ told AzerTaj, a business forum initiated by American non-governmental organization Civil Development Corps, will be held in Neftchala on September 12-23. ...

VOLUME OF SHIPPED CARGO CONSIDERABLY R INCREASED

28.08.2003 [15:34]
For the seven months of 2003, the total volume of cargo transported by sea transport has increased by 22,3 percent as compared with the same period of the last year. ...

TRAINING ON WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TURIN

28.08.2003 [14:27]
The training course “How to Become a Best Business Adviser” took place on August 4-15 at the International Training Center of the International Labor Organization in Turin, Italy. Prticipating in ...

CONTINUATION OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR KAZAKHSTAN TO JOIN BTC PROJECT

28.08.2003 [12:34]
The next round of negotiations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan by the work groups for the possible inclusion of Kazakhstan to the construction project for the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project will take place ...

FIRST PRE-DRILLED WELL ON SHAH DENIZ GAS CONDENSATE FIELD COMPLETED

28.08.2003 [12:18]
Pre-drilling on the first of the three wells, which is to be done within the stage 1 programme for pre-drilling on the Shah Deniz, has been completed. This was disclosed ...

POSTAL AND COMMUNICATION ENTERPRISES INCREASE VOLUME OF SERVICES

27.08.2003 [23:18]
Within seven months of this year, postal and communications enterprises of Azerbaijan have rendered services to organizations and institutions to the amount of 622,59 billion manat exceeding the last year ...

POWER STATIONS PREPARE FOR WINTER SEASON

27.08.2003 [22:08]
Joint Stock Company ‘Azerenergy’ has worked out and approved the schedule for preparation of the related enterprises for the winter season, Chief Engineer of the JSC’s Electric Power Production Department ...

‘ORIENTAL MELODIES’ FESTIVAL BEGAN IN SAMARKAND

27.08.2003 [22:07]
A solemn opening ceremony of the IV International Music Festival ‘Oriental Melodies’ was held on August 25 on the main square of the ancient city of Samarkand. Singers and researcher ...

EIGHT-MONTH FORECAST FULFILLED

27.08.2003 [16:59]
Some 66.8 bln manats were transferred to the state budget against 57 bln manats for eight months of the current year, AzerTAj correspondent learnt from the Ministry of Communication.
Besides, ...

AZERCELL INCREASE ROAMING PARTNERS

27.08.2003 [16:56]
Azercell Telecom joint venture, a leading operator of mobile communication in Azerbaijan increases the number of its roaming partners.
German operator ‘02’ has recently become the fourth roaming partner of ...

THE VOLUME OF AUTO CARGO TRANSPORTATION INCREASED

27.08.2003 [15:26]
During seven months of 2003, the total volume of auto cargo transportation in the country increased by 7,6 percent compared to the same period of 2002.
Some 32,8 million tons ...

MAIN EXPORT PIPELINE BAKU-TBILISI-CEYHAN FINDS NEW SUPPORTERS

27.08.2003 [15:24]
A meeting of shareholders and contractors of the oil pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan was held in a Turkish town of Erzerum.
The first meeting out of a series of the cycle of ...

TENDERS AT BICEX

27.08.2003 [14:26]
According to results of tenders held in currency section of the Baku Inter-bank Currency Exchange (BICEX), the average weighted exchange rate of USD/AZM on August 26 valued 4914 manat for ...

LAW ON LOTTERIES MEETS INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

27.08.2003 [13:36]
The draft law “On lotteries” was discussed on August 26 at the session of Milli Majlis (Parliament) commission for economic policy.
This draft law, legally regulating the relations in the ...

MEETINGS WITH STAKEHOLDERS OF B.T.C. PROJECT BEING HELD IN TURKEY, AZERBAIJAN AND GEORGIA

27.08.2003 [12:11]
Meetings with stakeholders of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline project, which will transport Azeri oil to western markets, are held in Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Concerned sides of BTC crude ...

DELEGATIONS OF CIS FINANCE MINISTRIES GATHERED IN MOSCOW

26.08.2003 [23:02]
Delegations of Finance Ministries of the Commonwealth of Independent States gathered in Moscow on August 26 to discuss budget of expenditure for maintenance of the different CIS structures and
CIS ...

PLANT PROVIDES FREE FOOD ITS STAFF

26.08.2003 [22:56]
After Ganja Aluminous Plant was handed over to the management of Holland “Fonder-Metal”, technological processes have been gradually put in order here and the plant has resumed its operation. About ...