Analysis Materials 26 January 2006 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

16 January

AGN MAK presented a report on EITI for the first quarter of 2005

A meeting of the Board of Ministry of Taxes of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic heard a report on 2005

17 January

The World Bank approved funds for fighting with manifestation of bird flu in Azerbaijan

The 8th monitoring on definition of bird flu started in Azerbaijan

A meeting of the SOCARs leadership with the heads of Committee of Trades Unions in the sphere of oil and gas industry held

The Ministry of Economic hosted a signing ceremony oa new project between the Azerbaijani government and the World Bank

Limit on membership at the Council of Curators on AZPROMO was removed

18 January

The Ministry of Finances announced a new tender for fabrication of excise marks

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Georgia determined an operator of container train

The World Bank allocated $200m for reconstruction of Alat-Masally and Baku Shemakha-Mugan automobile routes

UniBank accomplished Gold Deposit action

The Ministry of Finances registered a prospect of issue of state short-term bonds worth 950bn manats

Ganja hosted a meeting dedicated to discussion of prophylactic measures for prevention of bird flu

19 January

ExxonMobil and SOCAR signed an agreement on payment of compensation under two oil and gas projects

The Cabinet of Ministers adopted an estate of incomes and expenses of the Caspian Shipping Company

Palmali company launched into the water Baku tanker

Azerbaijan decreased oil consumption by 44%

Additional conditions for licensing the alcohol and tobacco products has been adopted

A next monitoring for existence of bird flu is complete in Azerbaijan

The head of the Asian Development visited Ganja

Azerbaijani present signed a decree on appointment of benefits for families of 20th January tragedy martyrs

21 January

Azerbaijan participates in a congress of the International Confederation of the Trades Union of Oil and Gas Industry Workers