BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec.7
By Sadraddin Aghjayev – Trend:
The Azerbaijani National Center for Certification Services registered 11,971 owners of electronic signature (e-signature) in the past 11 months of 2020, Trend reports referring to the center.
During the reporting period, 4,815 e-signature owners have been registered by state bodies; 4,317 - legal entities and entrepreneurs, and 2,839 - individuals.
In total, as of December 1, 2020, the center provided the above categories with 218,199 electronic signatures, which is 23.5 percent more compared to the same period of last year.
The center also reported that from January through November this year, the number of transactions with e-signature made up slightly over 12.5 million, the number of signatures - about 6.27 million, and the number of authentications – roughly 6.25 million.
The number of issued certificates in 2017 amounted to 26.568 (9,754 for government agencies; 9,518 for legal entities; and 7,296 for individuals).
In 2018, the number of issued certificates was 39,748 (of which 15,254 to state structures, 14,900 to legal entities and 9,594 to individuals). Compared to 2017, the number of issued electronic signature certificates in 2018 increased by 33.1 percent.
As of January 1, 2019, a total of 166,890 certificates were issued: of which 91,206 - to state structures, 41,612 - to legal entities, and 34,072 - to individuals. Compared to 2018, the number of issued electronic signature certificates in 2019 grew by 76.2 percent.
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