Azerbaijan’s ambition to send gas to Europe step nearer as Turkey launches TANAP

bne IntelliNews June 12, 2018

Pipeline to help EU diversify away from over-reliance on Russian gas as part of 3,500-km corridor.

World Bank expects robust growth in the Caucasus through 2020

bne IntelliNews June 7, 2018

Latest forecasts include upward revisions for all three states, with the most comprehensive changes for Azerbaijan, which is recovering from a contraction caused by low oil prices.

Eurasian commodities exporters at risk from China deleveraging

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest June 6, 2018

Rating agency Fitch forecasts Beijing's deleveraging efforts will slow Chinese GDP growth, with a negative impact on countries that supply the Asian economic giant with raw materials.

Eurasians come in from the (financial) cold

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest June 1, 2018

New data shows soaring numbers of adults with a bank account in several Eurasian nations but the percentage of the population with an account in the wider region varied hugely from 98% in Estonia and Slovenia to just 29% in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan to review 2018 budget in light of rising oil prices

bne IntelliNews May 23, 2018

Azerbaijan’s economy has had a turbulent few years since the end of its hydrocarbons-fuelled boom but with Brent crude now close to $80 projections for the country's GDP growth are more optimistic.