Azerbaijan: Tanap is launched

Azerbaijan: Tanap is launched

President Ilham Aliyev, of Azerbaijan, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (Tanap) on 12 June. The US$7.9 billion Tanap project will transport gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field to Turkey’s western...
Azeri economy comes out of recession

Azeri economy comes out of recession

The Azeri economy grew only modestly in 2017. This month the State Committee for Statistics reported that GDP expanded by 0.1% year-on-year after a 3.1% contraction in 2016. The non-oil economy grew by 2.7% while the oil sector shrank by 5%, mostly due to falling...
The Forecast: Azerbaijan 2018

The Forecast: Azerbaijan 2018

As 2018 swiftly approaches, Menas is launching annual forecasts to help clients plan for the year ahead. The Forecast is a new section in each of our publications, providing forward-looking analysis and assessments in these key areas: Domestic politics and policy...