BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 24. Azerbaijan's economy growth has made significant progress in 2021 and this trend continues in 2022 as well, Deputy Economy Minister Elnur Aliyev said, Trend reports.
Aliyev made the statement at the business forum on the role of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) in supporting Azerbaijan's diversified and innovative economy in a changing world, which is held in Baku as part of the 24th annual meeting of the bank.
In his words, Azerbaijan's GDP growth amounted to 7.5 percent over the period from January through April 2022. He noted that the main goal for the next year is the development of Azerbaijan within the framework of national priorities until 2030.
"The main priorities are to increase the competitiveness of the economy, strengthen social justice, better competitive human capital, restore territories liberated from Armenian occupation, and protect the environment. The implementation of these priorities plays an important role in the sustainable development of the country," Aliyev said.