Last week review

Politics Materials 26 February 2008 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

18 February

•WB expanded amount of funds for road projects in Azerbaijan

•Fund for Human Resources for ICT Development was registered in Azerbaijan

• Azerbaijan re-established gas import to Georgia

•IMF commenced assessing methods of accounting index of consumer prices in Azerbaijan

•Date was confirmed for talks between World Bank and Azerbaijan Government on third project on reformation of education system

•Palmali Company put a new milk plant into operation in Azerbaijan

• Azerbaijan joined SIGMA Program within ENPI

• Azerbaijan signed national indicative program within ENP up to 2010

19 February

•Azerbaijani company and Hungarian Borsodchem signed in Budapest a memorandum on continuation of co-operation

•EBRD provided a report on reforms and economic development in transition period in the region of Central and Eastern Europe and CIS

•Representatives of Jordan's National Air Company Royal Jordan arrived in Baku

•Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Project was presented in Geneva

20 February

•Turkish Citibank gained permission to open its representation in Azerbaijan

•SOCAR established a trading company in Europe

•WB increased amount of funds for the first phase of long-term programs on new economic development in Azerbaijan

21 February

•Azerbaijan State Committee on Securities approved regulations of placing securities outside country

• Azerbaijan and Libya reached an agreement on energy co-operation

•British company became operator of two Azerbaijani oil projects

•2008 fuel-energy balance was approved in Azerbaijan

22 February

•Initial observations highlight absence of 'bird flu' in Azerbaijan

• Azerbaijan and Russia discussed single cost of electricity for electricity exchange