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Consumer Prices 3.5 4
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Republic of Azerbaijan and the IMF
Updated April 11, 2014

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Article IV Staff Reports
January 18, 2012 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 12/5
May 13, 2010 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: 2010 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Azerbaijan
Series: Country Report No. 10/113
July 02, 2008 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: 2008 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Republic of Azerbaijan
Series: Country Report No. 08/214
June 05, 2007 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: 2007 Article IV Consultation - Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Azerbaijan
Series: Country Report No. 07/191
January 21, 2005 -- Azerbaijan Republic: 2004 Article IV Consultation, Fourth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Requests for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of Arrangement, Reduced Access and Rephasing of Disbursements-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Azerbaijan Republic
Series: Country Report No. 05/19
June 06, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic: 2003 Article IV Consultation, Second Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Requests for Waivers of Performance Criteria, Extension of Arrangement and Rephasing of Purchases--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Azerbaijan Republic
Series: Country Report No. 03/154
March 08, 2002 -- Azerbaijan Republic: 2001 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Azerbaijan Republic
Series: Country Report No. 02/40
March 08, 2002 -- Azerbaijan Republic: 2001 Article IV Consultation, First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria--Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Azerbaijan Republic
Series: Country Report No. 02/40
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Finance & Development
December 01, 2003 -- Country Focus: The Commonwealth of Independent States -- Finance & Development - December 2003 - Volume 40 - Number 4
A decade after starting their transition to market economies, the CIS countries have achieved impressive economic growth but need to implement further structural reforms to strengthen the investment climate; a statistical analysis illustrated with six graphs.
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December 01, 2003 -- Bridging the "Great Divide" -- Finance & Development - December 2003 - Volume 40 - Number 4
Poorly developed financial systems in the CIS-7 countries may jeopardize their sustained growth.
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September 01, 1998 -- Finance & Development September 1998 - Dealing with Azerbaijan's Oil Boom
By Christoph B. Rosenberg and Tapio O. Saavalainen - How can transition countries in the Caspian Sea region and Central Asia that are rich in natural resources manage them to maximum advantage, while limiting the risks they pose?
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IMF Survey Online
October 31, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Set for Robust Growth, But Global Risks Weigh
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to remain fairly robust, but policymakers should be mindful of inflation risks and take advantage of the strong recovery to prepare for any downside risks that might materialize, the IMF says.
April 28, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Rebound, But Inflation Poses Risk
Countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia are seeing a second year of strong growth following the crisis, but the region must tackle inflation and other issues if it is to sustain the recovery, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
April 28, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Rebound, But Inflation Poses Risk
Countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia are seeing a second year of strong growth following the crisis, but the region must tackle inflation and other issues if it is to sustain the recovery, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
October 03, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Feel Crisis Impact, But Set for Modest Upturn
The global crisis has severely impacted the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA), with growth for the region projected to drop from 6.6 percent in 2008 to 1.5 percent in 2009, according to the IMF’s latest forecast for Middle East and Central Asia
May 06, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Sovereign Funds Set Up Permanent Representative Forum
Sovereign wealth funds establish a standing global forum to discuss issues central to sovereign funds and the broader international financial community. The forum will also keep under review issues relating to the application of Santiago Principles, designed to ensure an open international investment environment.
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IMFC Statements
April 11, 2014 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head of the Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 202Kb
October 12, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 94Kb
April 20, 2013 -- IMFC Statement by Ms. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 172Kb
October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 537Kb
April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 389Kb
September 24, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 304Kb
April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Head, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 384Kb
October 09, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance, Federal Department of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 333Kb
April 24, 2010 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 332Kb
October 04, 2009 -- Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 292Kb
April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by H.E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 327Kb
October 11, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 378Kb
April 12, 2008 -- IMFC Statement by the Honourable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 225Kb
October 20, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance, Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 218Kb
April 14, 2007 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 210Kb
September 17, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. PDF File Size: 184Kb
April 22, 2006 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 989Kb
September 24, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 727Kb
April 16, 2005 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 717Kb
October 02, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by H. E. Hans-Rudolf Merz, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 82Kb
April 24, 2004 -- IMFC Statement by Hon. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank
On behalf of: Republic of Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan. PDF File Size: 556Kb
September 21, 2003 -- Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland, on the Occasion of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Meeting, September 21, 2003
on behalf of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
April 12, 2003 -- IMFC Statement by Kaspar Villiger, Minister Finance, Switzerland, April 12, 2003
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
September 28, 2002 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, President of Switzerland and Minister of Finance
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of the of the constituency comprising Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
April 20, 2002 -- Statement by the Honorable Kaspar Villiger, President of Switzerland and Minister of Finance, International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2002
IMFC member for the constituency consisting Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Serbia and Montenegro
November 17, 2001 -- Statement by Mr. Jean-Pierre Roth, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Washington, D. C., November 17, 2001
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
April 29, 2001 -- IMFC Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger Minister of Finance of Switzerland Alternate Governor of the IMF for Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Serbia and Montenegro
September 24, 2000 -- Statement to the IMFC by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan
April 16, 2000 -- Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance of Switzerland to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, April 16, 2000
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Poland, Switzerland, Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uzbekistan
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Interim Committee Statements
September 26, 1999 -- Statement by Mr. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance, Switzerland, to the Interim Committee Meeting on September 26, 1999
The Interim Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
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Joint Meeting of the IMFC and the Development Committee
April 29, 2001 -- IMFC and Development Committee Joint Meeting Statement by Messrs. Kaspar Villiger, Minister of Finance and Pascal Couchepin, Minister of Economic Affairs of Switzerland
The International Monetary and Financial Committee member for the constituency consisting of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Serbia and Montenegro
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Joint Staff Assessments
June 05, 2001 -- Assessment of the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of a country's poverty reduction objectives and strategies, and in it the staffs of the IMF and World Bank make recommendations about whether the PRSP or IPRSP provides a sound basis for concessional assistance from the Bank and Fund, as well as for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Debt Initiative. PDF File Size: 569Kb
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Letters of Intent
June 11, 2005 -- Republic of Azerbaijan -- Letter of Intent, June 11, 2005
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December 06, 2004 -- Azerbaijan Republic -- Letter of Intent, December 6, 2004
This Letter of Intent of the government of Azerbaijan Republic describes the policies that Azerbaijan Republic intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
December 04, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic -- Letter of Intent, December 4, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Azerbaijan Republic describes the policies that Azerbaijan Republic intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
April 23, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic -- Letter of Intent, April 23, 2003
This Letter of Intent of the government of Azerbaijan Republic describes the policies that Azerbaijan Republic intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
February 06, 2002 -- Azerbaijan Letter of Intent, February 6, 2002
This Letter of Intent of the government of Azerbaijan describes the policies that Azerbaijan intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
June 15, 2001 -- Azerbaijan Republic Letter of Intent and Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, June 15, 2001
This Letter of Intent of the government of Azerbaijan Republic describes the policies that Azerbaijan Republic intends to implement in the context of its request for financial support from the IMF.
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Mission Concluding Statements
November 15, 2013 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Aide Memoire of Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
March 12, 2013 -- Republic of Azerbaijan — Concluding Statement of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
November 20, 2012 -- Republic of Azerbaijan-- Aide Memoire of Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 02, 2012 -- Republic of Azerbaijan-- Aide Memoire of Staff Visit
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
October 30, 2011 -- Republic of Azerbaijan- Concluding Statement of the 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
December 16, 2008 -- Azerbaijan: Aide Mémoire for the 2008 IMF Staff Visit Discussions
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
May 07, 2008 -- Azerbaijan -- 2008 Article IV Consultation, Preliminary Conclusions of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
September 25, 2007 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
September 06, 2006 -- Republic of Azerbaijan -- IMF Staff Visit Concluding Statement
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
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News Briefs
December 16, 2002 -- News Brief: CIS-7 Poverty Reduction Strategy Forum Sees New Opportunity to Reduce Poverty
February 20, 2002 -- News Brief: IMF Approves US$10 Million Tranche Under PRGF Loan to the Azerbaijan Republic
July 06, 2001 -- News Brief: IMF Approves US$100 Million PRGF Loan to Azerbaijan Republic
June 30, 1999 -- News Brief: IMF Executive Board Completes Review and Approves Credit Tranche for Azerbaijan
December 11, 1998 -- REVISED News Brief: New Financial Support for Poorest Countries Neighboring Russia
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Other
April 23, 2004 -- Recent Policies and Performance of the Low-Income CIS Countries -- An Update of the CIS-7 Initiative
The second report to the Executive Boards since the launch of the CIS-7 Initiative in April 2002. This Initiative was designed to increase donor awareness about the problems of these countries, and to enhance donor and country coordination. Presents a review of recent trends and developments in the seven low-income countries of the CIS, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Also describes donor activities in support of reforms in these areas.
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Policy Framework Paper
January 08, 1999 -- Policy Framework Paper--Azerbaijan: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1999-2001 - Tables 1-4
Tables:Summary and Timetable for Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment Policies; Selected Economic and Financial Indicators; Income and Social Indicators; and External Financing Requirement and Sources
January 08, 1999 -- Policy Framework Paper -- Azerbaijan: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1999-2001 - Table of Contents
Describes economic objectives, macroeconomic and structural policies for three-year adjustment programs supported by ESAF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing
December 08, 1997 -- Policy Framework Papers - Azerbaijan Republic: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility and Extended Fund Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1997-2000 - Text
Azerbaijan--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1997-2000. Prepared by the Azerbaijan authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
December 08, 1997 -- Policy Framework Papers - Azerbaijan Republic: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility and Extended Fund Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1997-2000 - Tables
Tables
December 08, 1997 -- Policy Framework Papers - Azerbaijan Republic: Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility and Extended Fund Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1997-2000 - Table of Contents
Table of Contents. Azerbaijan--Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility Policy Framework Paper, 1997-2000. Prepared by the Azerbaijan authorities in collaboration with the staffs of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
May 30, 2001 -- Azerbaijan Republic-Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper--Table of Contents, May 2001
Describes countries' macroeconomic, structural, and social policies to foster growth and reduce poverty in three-year economic adjustment programs supported by PRGF resources, as well as associated external financing needs and major financing sources.
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Press Releases
March 18, 2014 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of an Article IV Mission to Azerbaijan
November 15, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to Azerbaijan
March 12, 2013 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF's 2013 Article IV Consultation Mission to Azerbaijan
November 20, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Azerbaijan
May 09, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Staff Visit to Azerbaijan
November 02, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF's 2011 Article IV Consultation Mission to Azerbaijan
February 15, 2011 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan
March 03, 2010 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Staff Mission for the 2010 Article IV Consultation Discussions with the Republic of Azerbaijan
May 29, 2007 -- Press Release: IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department Sees the Growth Boom Continuing in the Caucasus and Central Asia, but Highlights the Need for Vigilance Against Inflationary Pressures and Excessive External Borrowing
December 21, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission for the 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Azerbaijan
July 22, 2005 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Agustín Carstens at the Conclusion of his Visit to Azerbaijan
June 24, 2005 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fifth Review Under Azerbaijan's PRGF Arrangement
December 23, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under Azerbaijan Republic's PRGF Arrangement and Approves US$19.7 Million Disbursement
December 16, 2004 -- Press Release: Azerbaijan Republic Accepts Article VIII Obligations
April 26, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF, World Bank, EBRD and AsDB Release Report on CIS-7 Initiative
April 01, 2004 -- Press Release: IMF Staff Statement on the Delay in the Completion of the Fourth Review of Azerbaijan Republic's PRGF Arrangement
December 19, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Completes Third Review Under Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility Arrangement with the Azerbaijan Republic
May 15, 2003 -- Press Release: IMF Approves US$18 Million PRGF Disbursement to the Azerbaijan Republic and Requests for Waivers of Performance Criteria and Extension of Arrangement
January 22, 2003 -- Press Release: Lucerne Conference on the CIS-7 Initiative
April 20, 2002 -- Press Release: Ministers Endorse International Initiative for Seven Poor Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States
July 02, 2001 -- Press Release: IMF Approves in Principle Three-Year PRGF Loan of US$100 Million for Azerbaijan Republic
January 26, 1999 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Third Annual ESAF Loan for Azerbaijan and Financing Under the CCFF and EFF
December 23, 1997 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Second Combined ESAF/EFF Financing for Azerbaijan
December 20, 1996 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Combined ESAF/EFF Financing for Azerbaijan
November 17, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves Stand-by Credit and Second STF Drawing for Azerbaijan Republic
April 19, 1995 -- Press Release: IMF Approves STF Drawing for the Republic of Azerbaijan
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Public Information Notices
May 21, 2013 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 18, 2012 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 13, 2010 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Republic of Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 01, 2008 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2008 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
May 30, 2007 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2007 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
April 25, 2006 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Azerbaijan
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
July 29, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Executive Board Reviews the Republic of Azerbaijan's Performance Under Past Fund-Supported Programs
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
January 21, 2005 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the Azerbaijan Republic
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
June 04, 2003 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2003 Article IV Consultation with the Azerbaijan Republic
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
March 08, 2002 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2001 Article IV Consultation with the Azerbaijan Republic
Each Public Information Notice contains a background section, a table of selected economic indicators, and an Executive Board assessment.
August 09, 1999 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Azerbaijan Republic
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
August 17, 1998 -- Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes Article IV Consultation with Azerbaijan
Public Information Notices (PINs) form part of the IMF's efforts to promote transparency of the IMF's views and analysis of economic developments and policies.
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Publications
June 19, 2013 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: 2013 Article IV Consultation
Series: Country Report No. 13/164
June 19, 2013 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 13/165
January 18, 2012 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 12/6
September 01, 2008 -- Current and Proposed Non-Oil Tax System in Azerbaijan
Author/Editor: Zermeño Livas, Mayra Rebecca
Series: Working Paper No. 08/225
August 07, 2008 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessment Using the Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF)
Series: Country Report No. 08/273
July 03, 2008 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 08/216
May 01, 2008 -- Impact of Government Expenditure on Growth: The Case of Azerbaijan
Author/Editor: Koeda, Junko | Kramarenko, V.
Series: Working Paper No. 08/115
February 01, 2006 -- Quasi-Fiscal Deficits and Energy Conditionality in Selected CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Saavalainen, Tapio | Berge, Joy Mylène ten
Series: Working Paper No. 06/43
August 01, 2005 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement - Staff Report and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion
Series: Country Report No. 05/259
August 01, 2005 -- Republic of Azerbaijan: Fifth Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria - Staff Report; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Republic of Azerbaijan
Series: Country Report No. 05/260
May 01, 2005 -- Regional Trade Integration and WTO Accession: Which is the Right Sequencing? An Application to the CIS
Author/Editor: Tumbarello, Patrizia
Series: Working Paper No. 05/94
January 21, 2005 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Selected Issues
Series: Country Report No. 05/17
January 21, 2005 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 05/18
January 01, 2005 -- Revenue Forecasts as Performance Targets
Author/Editor: Danninger, Stephan
Series: Working Paper No. 05/14
October 22, 2004 -- Cambodia: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement
Series: Country Report No. 04/324
October 15, 2004 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/322
October 15, 2004 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report
Series: Country Report No. 04/323
August 01, 2004 -- Analysis of Recent Growth in Low-Income CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Loukoianova, Elena | Unigovskaya, Anna
Series: Working Paper No. 04/151
May 01, 2004 -- Debt Accumulation in the CIS-7 Countries: Bad Luck, Bad Policies, or Bad Advice
Author/Editor: Helbling, Thomas | Mody, Ashoka | Sahay, Ratna
Series: Working Paper No. 04/93
April 21, 2004 -- Managing Oil Wealth: The Case of Azerbaijan
Author/Editor: Danninger, Stephan | Le Borgne, Eric | Wakeman-Linn, John | Hobdari, Niko | Aturupane, Chonira | Gvenetadze, Koba
January 14, 2004 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility-Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Azerbaijan Republic
Series: Country Report No. 04/9
October 01, 2003 -- Of Openess and Distance: Trade Developments in the Commonwealth of Independent States, 1993-2002
Author/Editor: Elborgh-Woytek, Katrin
Series: Working Paper No. 03/207
October 01, 2003 -- Priorities for Further Fiscal Reforms in the Commonwealth of Independent States
Author/Editor: Lorie, Henri
Series: Working Paper No. 03/209
October 01, 2003 -- Financial Development in the CIS-7 Countries: Bridging the Great Divide
Author/Editor: De Nicoló, Gianni | Geadah, Sami | Rozhkov, Dmitriy
Series: Working Paper No. 03/205
September 01, 2003 -- Reforming Tax Systems: Experience of the Baltics, Russia, and Other Countries of the Former Soviet Union
Author/Editor: Stepanyan, Vahram
Series: Working Paper No. 03/173
September 01, 2003 -- Nominal Anchors in the CIS
Author/Editor: Keller, Peter | Richardson, Thomas J.
Series: Working Paper No. 03/179
June 06, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Fiscal Transparency Module--Update
Series: Country Report No. 03/155
May 29, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Joint Staff Assessment of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 03/129
May 19, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic--Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 03/130
May 14, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper
Series: Country Report No. 03/105
March 31, 2003 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes--Data Module; Response by the Authorities; and Detailed Assessment Using Data Quality Assessment Framework
Series: Country Report No. 03/86
December 01, 2002 -- Cross-Border Issues in Energy Trade in the CIS Countries
Author/Editor: Dodsworth, John | Mathieu, Paul Henri | Shiells, Clinton R.
Series: Policy Discussion Paper No. 02/13
March 08, 2002 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/41
March 08, 2002 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix
Series: Country Report No. 02/41
March 01, 2002 -- Energy Sector Quasi-Fiscal Activities in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union
Author/Editor: Petri, Martin | Taube, Günther | Tsyvinski, Aleh
Series: Working Paper No. 02/60
March 01, 2002 -- Energy Sector Quasi-Fiscal Activities in the Countries of the Former Soviet Union
Author/Editor: Petri, Martin | Taube, G√ľnther | Tsyvinski, Aleh
Series: Working Paper No. 02/60
September 29, 2000 -- Azerbaijan Republic: Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 00/121
September 23, 1998 -- Azerbaijan Republic - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 98/83
May 01, 1998 -- Government Expenditure Arrears - Securitization and Other Solutions
Author/Editor: Ramos, Alberto M.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/70
March 01, 1998 -- Evaluation of Taxes and Revenues from the Energy Sector in the Baltics, Russia, and Other Former Soviet Union Countries
Author/Editor: Gray, Dale F.
Series: Working Paper No. 98/34
January 01, 1998 -- How to Deal with Azerbaijan's Oil Boom? Policy Strategies in a Resource-Rich Transition Economy
Author/Editor: Rosenberg, Christoph B. | Saavalainen, Tapio
Series: Working Paper No. 98/6
February 13, 1997 -- Azerbaijan Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 97/1
December 19, 1995 -- Azerbaijan Republic - Recent Economic Developments
Series: IMF Staff Country Report No. 95/119
Notes: This report on recent economic developments in Azerbaijan Republic was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. As such, the views expressed in this document are those of the staff team and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Azerbaijan Republic, or the Executive Board of the IMF.
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Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes
November 13, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC): Azerbaijan -- Fiscal Transparency
This draft report provides an assessment of fiscal transparency practices in the Azerbaijan Republic. The assessment has two parts. The first part is a description of practices in relation to the requirements of the IMF Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency--Declaration of Principles; the second part is an IMF staff commentary on fiscal transparency in Azerbaijan.
November 13, 2000 -- Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Azerbaijan -- Table of Contents
This report provides an assessment of fiscl transparency practices in the Azerbaijan Republic.
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Speeches
September 28, 2002 -- Press Briefing on Developments in Baltic and CIS Countries, Opening Remarks by John Odling-Smee, Director, European II Department, IMF
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Transcripts
May 15, 2007 -- Transcript of a Conference with the Media and Civil Society Organizations on the Launch of the Revised IMF Fiscal Transparency Code
January 13, 2006 -- Transcript of an IMF Book Forum -- Growth and Poverty Reduction in Armenia