Azerbaijan expands list of places banned for smoking

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Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan autonomy raises power export to Turkey

28.01.2010 16:21 GMT

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In 2009 the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan raised export of power in Turkey.

Azerbaijan’s GDP in oil and gas sector grows 14.3%

28.01.2010 16:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s GDP growth in oil and gas sector made 14.3% in 2009.

US willing to cooperate with Turkey in new energy projects in Azerbaijan

28.01.2010 15:34 GMT

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The United States urged Turkey to join efforts on energy projects in Azerbaijan and Iraq.

Azerbaijani president meets business leaders, officials in Davos

28.01.2010 14:15 GMT

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Ilham Aliyev held talks in Davos yesterday with representatives of energy giants Chevron, BP and RWE and with the Slovenian president.

Azerbaijan's State Oil Fund disburses over $15bn

27.01.2010 21:34 GMT

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Azerbaijan's State Oil Fund (SOFAZ) has published figures for its expenditure in its 10 years of existence.

New aluminum plant under construction in Azerbaijan

27.01.2010 21:19 GMT

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A new aluminum plant with a capacity of 110,000 tons is under construction in Ganja (Azerbaijan).

SOCAR becomes Georgia`s biggest taxpayer in 2009

27.01.2010 20:28 GMT

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SOCAR Georgia Petroleum paid taxes in the amount of $95 mln (over GEL 162 mln) to the state budget of Georgia in 2009.

Employers caught in over 9,000 breaches of Azerbaijan's labour law in 2009

27.01.2010 20:24 GMT

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Employers in Azerbaijan were found to have broken the labour code in 9,124 cases last year.

EU sees Azerbaijan as energy partner it can do business with

27.01.2010 19:28 GMT

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News.Az interviews Dr Jan Sir, an energy expert at Johns Hopkins University's Central Asia-Caucasus Institute.

Azerbaijan Railway Company signs agreement with World Bank

27.01.2010 18:44 GMT

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Azerbaijan Railway Company has signed agreement about the WB loan of $250 mln.

Gas supplies for Azerbaijan's commercial hothouses finally settled

27.01.2010 18:30 GMT

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A long-running dispute over the supply of gas to commercial greenhouses in Azerbaijan has finally been settled.

Baku city centre to get 11 new car parks

27.01.2010 18:28 GMT

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Car parking is a growing headache in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku.

Azerbaijan’s domestic trade tops $19bn in 2009

27.01.2010 18:27 GMT

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Azerbaijan posted domestic trade figures of $19.8bn in 2009, a 9.9% increase on 2008.

European Bank forecasts 6.5% inflation in Azerbaijan this year

27.01.2010 17:30 GMT

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has published its forecast for inflation in Azerbaijan in 2010.

Prices on Azerbaijan's real estate market drop 26.1%

27.01.2010 14:58 GMT

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2009 was marked with crisis on Azerbaijan's real estate market as compared to previous years.

New vessels needed to clean Baku bay

27.01.2010 14:50 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan intends to apply new technique to implement environmental projects.

Azerbaijan to see decline in oil production after 2012, European Bank

27.01.2010 14:26 GMT

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Azerbaijan is expected to see oil output peak in 2012 and start to drop afterwards, said Anita Taci, a Senior Economist for the EBRD.

Greece to buy Azerbaijani gas

27.01.2010 14:19 GMT

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Greece intends to buy natural gas from Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan, Latvia have great potential for cooperation in transit sector

27.01.2010 14:19 GMT

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Latvia and Azerbaijan have great potential for cooperation in the transit sector, Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Latvia Tofig Zulfugarov said.

European Bank to allocate $220m to Azerbaijani projects in 2010

26.01.2010 21:50 GMT

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is planning to allocate $220m to 15 projects in Azerbaijan this year.

Azerbaijani oil sold for $56 per barrel on average in 2009

26.01.2010 21:34 GMT

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A barrel of Azerbaijani crude fetched an average of $56 last year.

Azerbaijan, South Korea to collaborate on nuclear research

26.01.2010 21:27 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Institute of Radiation Problems has signed a memorandum on cooperation with the Korean Atomic Energy Research Institute.

Georgia keen to build terminal for Azerbaijani compressed natural gas

26.01.2010 21:21 GMT

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Azerbaijan's announcement that it is to export compressed natural gas (CNG) to Europe sparks interest in Georgia.

Azerbaijan to examine plan of Baku's new trade port

26.01.2010 21:16 GMT

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Holland’s Royal Haskoning Group is ends work on the feasibility study of project of construction of new Baku Trade Port.

SOFAZ assets to reach $50 bn

26.01.2010 20:50 GMT

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The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) predicts a significant growth in its assets, SOFAZ chief executive Shahmar Movsumov has said.

Azerbaijan to produce oil products by Euro-5 standards

26.01.2010 19:31 GMT

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SOCAR strictly controls the quality of oil products.

Azerbaijani airport not affected by weather conditions

26.01.2010 19:20 GMT

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H.Aliyev's airport is working in a usual regime despite bad weather conditions.

Azerbaijan's parliament to consider bill on agricultural cooperatives

26.01.2010 19:01 GMT

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The Milli Majlis will consider bills on agricultural cooperatives, cotton growing and the compulsory purchase of land during its spring session.

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Coordinating Council to hold session in Tbilisi

26.01.2010 18:51 GMT

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The 8th session of the Coordinating Council of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project is to take place in Tbilisi on 28-29 January.

Over 15,000 mortgage agreements registered in Azerbaijan over 2009

26.01.2010 18:48 GMT

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Registration of ownership rights on 89,000 properties was conducted last year.

SOCAR defines priorities in environment for 2010

26.01.2010 18:23 GMT

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SOCAR has defined priority directions in environment for 2010.

Azerbaijan imported 75,000 motorcars in 2009

26.01.2010 18:01 GMT

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An extended session with involvement of Ramil Usubov, minister for internal affairs, held in State Main Traffic Police Department of Azerbaijan.

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