Minister: Tax revenues from Azerbaijan’s non-oil sector grows by more than 11 per cent
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 8/Trend, E.Aliyev/
The revenues of Azerbaijan's state budget increased by 14.4 per cent in January-September, 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev said in his speech at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the socio-economic development in the first nine months of 2013 and the forthcoming tasks.
"Tax revenues from non-oil sector grew by 11.3 per cent compared to the same period of 2012. Within the state program of socio-economic development of the regions over the past nine months, great work was carried out to develop the infrastructure, including, in the construction and reconstruction of roads. Improving people's water, gas, electricity, heat and sanitation supply. Some 11 of 19 projects launched in 2012 were completed. These projects were related to the repair, restoration and reconstruction of rural roads, which play a crucial role in the development of regions," Mustafayev said.
Some 162 settlements were provided with gas, four power plants were commissioned, about 16 cities and regional centers were provided with drinking water during the reporting period, the minister said.