The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sent its consultant from the Statistical Department, Natalie Ivanchuk, to the National Bank of Azerbaijan (NBA). The ICMF technical assistance is intended for Azerbaijan and Georgia, but the consultant will stay in Baku, the Head of the ICF Bazel Zavoyka, informed Trend. The consultation services are intended for one year. According to Zavoyka, the consultations to the NBA will be provided over external trade and statistics of the payment balance.
The technical assistance is provided not only on the request of the Central Banks of Azerbaijan and Georgia, but also on the initiative of the Monetary Fund.