Last week review

Analysis Materials 13 February 2007 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

5 February

• IFC undertakes financing phase 2 of technical assistance in dwelling financing in Azerbaijan

• Foreign company estimates reserves of golf-silver mine s in Azerbaijan

• International experts recognized the Azerbaijani tax legislation as improved

• Azerbaijan participated in a conference of World Customs Organization

• Fitch Ratings awarded Azerbaijan with a credit rating

• Head of NBA met with authorized credit organizations of Azerbaijani Mortgage Fund

6 February

• The Central Bank of Russia and National Bank of Azerbaijan defined directions of cooperation in the sphere of banking control

• Azerbaijan signed a contract on purchase of Boeing airliners

• The 100th oil cargo left the Turkish port of Ceyhan

• Fitch Ratings updated rating of the International Bank of Azerbaijan and Kapitalbank

7 February

• Three agreements on construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway route were signed

• Azerbaijan imposed ban on purchase of poultry from Krasnodar Region of Russia

• Head of World Customs Organization arrived in Baku

• Azerbaijan sent initial schedule of passage of vessels via Volga Don channel

• Azerbaijan and the United States signed several documents on results of the commission on economic partnership

• A meeting of the Azerbaijani-Pakistani intergovernmental commission ended with signing of a protocol

• Azerbaijan set up correcting budget forecasts for 2007

8 February

• EITI Coalitions summarized results of 2006 and outlined plans for 2007

• SOCAR signed a memorandum with French company Total on offshore bloc

9 February

• Tariff Council of Azerbaijan received new proposal on regulation of tariffs for different types of services

• IBA-Moscow summarized its activities over the past 5 years

• A contract with Targol Investment on management of Azerboru

• Azerbaijan imposed temporary ban on import animal products from Turkey

• The Azerbaijani Agriculture Ministry liquidated licenses if several enterprises

• Azerbaijan President issued decree on privatization of Capital Bank

• ECO head voiced his readiness to render all assistance in supporting the expansion of relationships with Azerbaijan

• Azerbaijan occupied first place in CIS for quality of business conduct

• Head of State oil Fund of Azerbaijan received the US delegation

10 February

• WB mission set up reviewing projects in financial sector of Azerbaijan

• A two-day roundtable Experience of Mid-term planning of expenses' begins in Baku

• A ceremony dedicated to 7th year of activities of the Taxes Ministry