Azerbaijan’s GDP reached 44.473 billion manats in 1H2019, that is 2.5 percent more than in 1H2018.
During the reporting period, economic growth was observed in spheres such as information and communications - 16.9 percent, agriculture, forestry and fisheries - 6.3 percent, tourism and catering - 4.3 percent, industry - 3.3 percent, trade and repair of vehicles - 2.9 percent, transport and storage - 2.6 percent, in other spheres - 1.7 percent. At the same time, a decrease of 9.1 percent was observed in the construction sector.
In January-July, the economic growth reached 1.9 percent in the oil sector, and three percent in the non-oil sector .
GDP per capita for the reporting period reached 4,499.5 manats.
(1 USD = 1.7 AZN on Aug. 16)