Last week review (Oct. 10-14)

Oct. 10

Ilham Aliyev meets with BP CEO

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley in Istanbul. President Aliyev and Dudley hailed the importance of the 23rd World Energy Congress, which is being held in Istanbul bringing together high-level delegates from more than 60 countries. The sides also exchanged views on Azerbaijan-BP cooperation prospects.

Azerbaijan, Russia create JV to transport grain by rail

Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and Rusagrotrans CJSC, Russia’s rail infrastructure operator providing transportation of grain and agricultural bulk cargoes by specialized railcar fleet, have signed documents in Baku to create a joint venture AzRusTrans CJSC. The new company will be created in order to increase the share of rail transportation in freight turnover between Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia and Turkey.

Azerbaijan invites Swiss companies to invest in non-oil sector

During the visit to Switzerland, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Raphael Comte, president of the Council of States, which is the upper house of Switzerland’s Federal Assembly (parliament). Speaking about the relations in economic sphere, the minister noted that more than 70 Swiss companies operate successfully in Azerbaijan. The foreign minister said that important transportation projects are being implemented in the country and expressed his confidence that Swiss companies will be interested in those projects. In this context, the parties exchanged views on expansion of the cooperation between the Stadler Rail and Azerbaijan Railways CJSC.

Oct. 13

Ilham Aliyev inaugurates “Oksigen” plant in Baku

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the Baku steel company LLC to inaugurate “Oksigen” plant there. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Baku Steel Company LLC informed the president about the work done there. The president was informed about the three new projects which are currently being implemented there.

Italian company interested in Azerbaijan's energy market

Italy’s Tenaris Global Services is interested in Azerbaijan’s energy market, said the company’s CEO Paolo Rocca during his meeting with Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Natig Aliyev, the Azerbaijani Energy Ministry said. He said that the company is ready to render its services in Azerbaijan and benefit from opportunities created by the energy cooperation and joint projects being implemented by Italy and Azerbaijan.

Oct. 14

Ilham Aliyev holds talks with Pakistani PM

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif held negotiations in Baku.

Pakistan interested in North-South corridor

Pakistan is interested in the North-South transport corridor project, said Pakistani prime minister’s special adviser on foreign affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi in a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev in Baku. According to Mustafayev, Pakistan may make use of Azerbaijan’s transit opportunities, the free trade area and the North-South corridor.

Pharmaceutics, tourism, agriculture and trade issues were also discussed during the meeting.

Oct. 15

Azerbaijan building plant on float glass output

A plant on float glass output is being built in Azerbaijan, said the press service of the country’s Economy Ministry said. An agreement was signed between AzerFloat CJSC, which is a resident of Azerbaijan’s Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP), and Germany’s Horn Glass Industries AG, according to the press service. The plant, with a total investment of 89 million euros, will be put into operation in late 2018.

Cotton spinning factory of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region names production data
Cotton spinning factory of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region names production data
Turkmenistan's Turkmengas opens tender for overhaul of gas turbine engines
Turkmenistan's Turkmengas opens tender for overhaul of gas turbine engines
Khazar Consortium opens tender for purchase of controller
Khazar Consortium opens tender for purchase of controller
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Russia's 2M2021 import of Turkish cars grows in value
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UN remembers the dead of WWII
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Attack on Syrian government forces repelled in Idlib, at least ten militants killed
WHO records over 817,000 new daily cases of COVID-19 worldwide
Iraq decides to quarantine evacuees from India for 14 days as total cases hit 1,108,558
UK records another 2,047 coronavirus cases, 5 deaths
Azerbaijan marks Day of Victory in Great Patriotic War
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Iran may extend cooperation on inspections with IAEA
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Baku holds awarding ceremony of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup (PHOTO)
Azerbaijani team reaches finals in group exercises as part of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup (PHOTO)
WB plans to issue loan to finance another road project in Azerbaijan
Any attempt to glorify fascism is disgusting - Russian expert
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Azerbaijani ADA University sсreens film timed to Day of Victory in WWII (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan names finalists in exercise with clubs as part of gymnastics World Cup in Baku
Azerbaijani gymnast reaches finals in exercise with ribbon as part of World Cup in Baku
Iran providing much needed mechanization for farmers in Qazvin Province
Germany’s import of steel from Turkey up
Azerbaijani president allocates funds for construction of new school in Shusha
Funds allocated for construction, repairs of educational institutions in Baku
Uzbekistan interested in co-op with French pharmaceutical company
Funds allocated for creation of heat supply system in Azerbaijan’s Shusha
France’s import of steel from Turkey up
Iran's Energy Exchange announces products to be on sale on May 9
Azerbaijani Finance Ministry places medium-term bonds on auction
Cotton spinning factory of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region names production data
Chevron should remain cautious in further increasing oil & gas production
Azerbaijan to continue online lessons in 10th-11th grades, minister says
Foreign shipping lines expected to return to Iran
Austria increases import of steel from Turkey
Fars Province to be connected to north-east and south-east of Iran via railway line
1Q2021 value of operations via interbank national settlements system in Azerbaijan down
United Arab Bank turns around with Dh10.2 million net profit
Azerbaijan's MoD shares video about Shusha - cultural capital of Azerbaijan
New jobs created in Iran's Ardabil Province
Turkmenistan's Turkmengas opens tender for overhaul of gas turbine engines
Iran’s Bahar Azadi gold coin price falls
World Cup in Baku became one of my favorite competitions - Azerbaijani gymnast (PHOTO)
Khazar Consortium opens tender for purchase of controller
Value of Iran's import of Turkish steel in 4M2021 grows
Russia’s coronavirus reproduction rate remains below 1
Azerbaijan sets up new military units in liberated lands (PHOTO)
Kazakhstan increases exports to UAE
Best moments of second day of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku (PHOTO)
Kazakh gymnast shares impressions of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup taking place in Baku
Cult of personality of Garegin Nzhdeh in Armenia can be compared with that of Hitler in Nazi Germany – Russian analyst
Azerbaijan shares data on number of vaccinated citizens for May 8
EU sceptical on vaccine waiver, but ready to discuss proposal
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Iran declares details of exports from Ardabil Province
Uzbekistan projects volume of direct foreign investments for 2021
Exports via Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province up
Turkey's 4M2021 export of steel to Georgia surges in value
China boosts import of Azerbaijani products y-o-y
Azerbaijan's Central Bank unveils data on foreign exchange transactions over March 2021
Azerbaijani Ro-Pax type ferry reaches Kazakh port of Kuryk (PHOTO)
G-7 countries back Taiwan's observer status in World Health Assembly
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Uzbekistan’s 1Q2021 cars export revealed
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Turkish Energy Ministry prolongs oil, gas exploration licenses for several companies
Azerbaijani president displayed successful strategy on battlefield and in media - two tactics of Great Victory
Turkmenistan sees active dev't of cotton industry
Latvia reveals main economic indicators of bilateral cooperation with Georgia
Iran discloses number of restored mines in South Khorasan Province
Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 15,685
Azerbaijan's CBC radio starts broadcasting in Karabakh
Iran's Khorasan Razavi Province to increase trade with Turkmenistan
First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva made Instagram post on Shusha (VIDEO)
Iran to import Coronavirus vaccine - President Rouhani
Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan implementing road and railroad construction projects
Competitions in Baku always held at highest level - Slovenian gymnast
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry discloses events to be held on occasion of Victory Day - May 9
Buy/sell operations at Iran Mercantile Exchange revealed
Iran Khodro Diesel Company boots its production
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Uzbekistan's international reserves grow
Sri Lanka approves Pfizer COVID vaccine for emergency use
Turkmenistan signs decree on pardon for Qadr Night
Uzbekistan Railways plans to resume railway communication with Russia and Kazakhstan
Iran's IMIDRO begins study of public and comparative discovery in Albalaq mine
Azerbaijan’s Azerenergy company names winner of tenders for maintenance of IT equipment
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