Great Britain keeps leading positions on amount of investments to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 15 / Trend N.Ismayilova /
Great Britain continues to keep leading positions on volume of investments to Azerbaijan in January-October 2010. The weight of the country in the volume of foreign investments hit 52.2 percent for the first seven months, the State Statistics Committee said. British investments hit 886,5 million manat.
In January-October, roughly 94.1 percent (1597,8 million manat) of investments of foreign countries and the international organizations to the Azerbaijani economy fall on share of investors from Great Britain, the U.S, Japan, Norway, France, Korea and Turkey.
The U.S investments hit 302,076 million manat (weight 17.8 percent), Japanese - 157,96 million manat (9.3 percent), Norwegian - 97,96 million manat (5.8 percent), Turkish - 83,85 million manat (4.9 percent), French - 29,16 manat (1.7 percent), Korean - 40,23 million manat (2.4 percent), UAE - 390,600 manat, Saudi Arabian - 3,359 million manat (0.2 percent), German - 700,000 manat, Austrian - 551,800 manat, Russian - 1,937 million manat (0.1 percent), Czech - 8,69 million manat (0.5 percent), Italian - 241,1 manat, Swiss - 232,200 manat, and Luxembourgian - 9,200 manat.
The biggest volume of investments was allocated by WB to the amount of 63,381 million manat given weight of 3.8 percent.
Asian Development Bank allocated 17.47 million manat (1 percent) and Islamic Development Bank - 3,039 million manat (0.2 percent) to realize projects in Azerbaijan.
The official exchange rate is 0,7999 manat to $1.