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Azerbaijan Weekly Market Watch

Azerbaijan Weekly Market Watch

Galt&Taggart Publishes Report on Main Developments that Took Place in Azerbaijani Economy Last Week: GDP down 3.8% y/y in 2016 Azerbaijan’s economy contracted 3.8% y/y in 2016, driven mainly by a 27.6% y/y decline in construction activity. Positive contribution to growth came from agriculture (+2.6% y/y), information and communication (+4.5% …

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BitFury Launches ‘Global Blockchain Business Council’ in Davos

The Bitfury Group, prominently known as a developer of bitcoin mining hardware and operator of mining farms, has launched the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC). The forum’s aim is to bring together leading businesses, executives & government authorities and figures to collaborate and push for the adoption of blockchain technology …

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Starbucks to Stop Serving Wine and Beer

Cliff Peterson If you enjoy sipping a glass of wine or beer while relaxing at a local Starbucks, it’s about to become  a little more difficult. Starbucks has decided to stop sell wine or Beer anymore at most of its locations, with only certain exclusive stores continuing to sell alcoholic …

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Azerbaijan, WB Set to Sign Loan Deal on TANAP Today

Azerbaijan, WB Set to Sign Loan Deal on TANAP Today

Baku will today, Jan. 16, host a ceremony for signing of a loan agreement between Azerbaijan and the World Bank (WB) on the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, the WB Baku office told Trend Jan. 16. The WB allocated $400 million for Azerbaijan for the project’s implementation. The …

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Internet Trends, Stats & Facts Worldwide in 2017

While dedicated to vpns and online privacy issues, vpnMentor also wants to be your resource for Internet trends and data. As a result, we have scoured the most trusted researchers’ sites to present the following series of charts. Grouped by general topic, the information below represents the most recent data …

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Qatar Airways Unveils its Biggest Travel Festival Ever for 2017

Qatar Airways’ popular Travel Festival is back and has been significantly enhanced for 2017, inviting world travellers to take advantage of a number of exceptional deals across the airline’s global network. Extraordinary deals can be found on the World’s Best Business Class* and Economy Class, along with special companion fares, …

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MIGA Guarantee for TANAP to help Draw in Commercial Banks

MIGA Guarantee for TANAP to help Draw in Commercial Banks

The board of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has approved a guarantee for up to $1.2 billion for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, a source in MIGA told Trend Dec.30. “The guarantee is expected to help draw in commercial banks that will contribute to long-term financing needs …

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MX1 and ASTRA Continue to Provide Discovery with Services and Reach

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Discovery Networks Germany extends its contract with MX1 and ASTRA for capacity, content management, playout and distribution. SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES and a global media service provider, and ASTRA, the largest European Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite system, …

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