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Azerbaijani population increases

The Azerbaijani population has increased by 38,118 people or 0.4% since early 2019, reaching 10,019,575 people as of July 1. The total fertility rate of 13.6 (per 1,000 people) remained unchanged in January-June 2019 …

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Foreigners spend 115 mln manat in Azerbaijan in June

In January-June 2019, 1,410,700 foreigners from 185 countries visited Azerbaijan, up 6.5% from the previous year, according to the Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communications. The foreigners spent 590,800,000 manat …

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Number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany drops 20%

The number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany has decreased 20%, according to official figures from the German migration agency. The agency said they have received 2,111 applications from Georgians requesting asylum between …

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Armenia recognized as world’s angriest country

The Gallup 2019 Global Emotions Report results have been published. People in more than 140 countries were asked about five negative feelings - pain, worry, sadness, stress and anger - and whether they had felt them the day before the …

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$ 94.6 million transferred to Georgia from Russia

For the period from January to March 2019, the volume of remittances to Georgian commercial banks by means of electronic systems exceeded $ 379.5 million, which is 6.5% more than a year earlier. Most transfers were made from Russia, but …

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Georgia earned more than $ 333 million on tourism in 2019

Since the beginning of 2019, foreigners made more than 1.6 million visits to Georgia, which is 2.2% more than during the same period last year. The National Tourism Administration of the country reported that persons over 15 years visited the …

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Why is ruble going strong?

The dollar exchange rate declined below 65 rubles during trading on the Moscow stock exchange last week, while the euro exchange rate dropped below 74 rubles. This week the dollar fluctuated near 64.5 rubles on Monday-Wednesday, …

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Caucasus has lowest death rates in Russia

The Caucasus has once again confirmed its status as a region of long-livers - it has the lowest death rates in Russia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper writes with reference to Rosstat. The death rate in 2018 was 3 per 1000 citizens in …

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Investments in Georgia decrease by 34%

Foreign direct investment in Georgia in 2018, decreased by 34.9% compared with 2017 year, executive director of the National Statistics Service of Georgia 'Sakstat' Gogita Todradze said. She said that in 2018, …

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U.S. remains world’s top arms exporter

The United States remained far and above the rest of the world as the globe’s leading arms exporter, with Russia a distant second, according to a report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). SIPRI said …

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Georgia exports 12 mln bottles of wine in two months

Georgia exported about 12.2 million bottles of wine to 32 countries in January-February 2019, which is a 13% increase compared to the same period of 2018, according to the Georgian National Wine Agency. Last month Georgia generated …

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 Russians's wage growth slows down in January

The annual growth of Russians’ real wages has slowed down to its lowest since mid-2016 in January - 0.2%, due to rising inflation, the Russian Central Bank said in a report. "The annual growth rate of nominal wages continued …

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Kudrin: Russia at level of G7 countries of 80s

Russia's labor productivity lags 40 years behind those of developed economies. This level is close to Brazil's level and three times below the level of the U.S., head of the Russian Accounts Chamber Alexei …

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Georgia’s economy grows 3.5% in 2019

Georgia’s economy is growing steadily, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). The estimated real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in January 2019 equaled 3.5% …

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Russians cannot get out of debt?

The Russians scored a record number of loans in 2018. The average debt burden of Russian families increased from 22% to 27%.  Russian people's current total debt is 14.86 trillion rubles. According to the …

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Azerbaijani tourists prefer Iran

The number of Azerbaijani citizens traveling to foreign countries grew by almost 20%, and most of them prefer to travel to Iran, according to the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan. "The number of Azerbaijani citizens …

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