AZERBAIJAN & CHINA OPPORTUNITIES
Xinhua wrote, China and Azerbaijan have pledged to expand joint export and investment opportunities in a memorandum signed between the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on Saturday, according to local Azertac News Agency.
A memorandum of understanding which provides the expansion of joint export and investment opportunities between Azerbaijan and China, as well as exchanging experience in the export and foreign investment promotion of understanding, was signed here in Baku by AZPROMO and CCPIT officials.
Azerbaijan and China opened a new page in their relations after President Ilham Aliyev visited China in December 2015.
China is a huge opportunity and a priority market for Azerbaijan. More than 50 agreements have been signed between the two countries so far. Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation has recently opened a representative office in China to support and encourage relations between the two countries' businessmen, as well as expand Azerbaijan's exports to the Chinese market and attract China's leading investment funds to the Azerbaijan economy.
The two states share a common interest in boosting the collaboration and partnership, as the rapid rise of China and Azerbaijan, and the growing integration between them, has a clear boost for regional projects.
Trade turnover between the two countries amounted to 272.55 million manats in the first half of 2016, while the export of Azerbaijani goods to China accounted for 14.66 million manats, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.
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NPD - Preliminary production figures for September 2017 show an average daily production of 1 772 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 171 000 barrels per day compared to August.
Средняя цена на нефть Urals за период мониторинга с 15 сентября по 14 октября 2017 года составила $55,55881 за баррель, или $405,6 за тонну.
Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $58.16 at 0643 GMT, up 28 cents, or 0.5 percent from their last close - and almost a third above mid-year levels. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $52.03 per barrel, up 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, and almost a quarter above mid-June levels.
Александр Новак отметил рост основных показателей всех отраслей энергетики в прошлом году: «Мы имеем рекордные показатели за прошлый год по добыче нефти, угля. Идёт рост добычи и экспорту газа, в том числе в Европу на уровне 15 процентов. По углю мы наблюдаем рост добычи даже больше уровня прошлого рекордного года. Также отмечается рост производства электроэнергии на 2%, что говорит об оживлении экономики».