Foreign investments in Azerbaijan’s fixed capital jump

23 November 2015 11:47 (UTC+04:00)

The total volume of foreign investments made in Azerbaijan’s fixed capital in January-October 2015 hit 5.6 billion manat, or 41.03 percent more than in the same period of 2014, the country’s State Statistics Committee said in its report as of January-October 2015.

Some 82.9 percent (4.65 billion manat) of the investments made in Azerbaijan’s economy by other countries and international organizations in January-October 2015 accounted for the investors from the UK, Turkey, Norway, Russia, Iran, Malaysia, the US and Japan.

Most of foreign investments in fixed capital of Azerbaijan was made in July - 656.7 million manat, while the least - in February (387.7 million manat).

The largest share of foreign investments in total investments made in Azerbaijani fixed assets for nine months of 2015 was registered in January - 62 percent of total investments in fixed capital. The smallest share was observed in April - 35.6 percent.

The official exchange rate is 1.0506 AZN/USD Nov. 19.

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