The growth of the Azerbaijani economy made up 2 per cent in the first half of 2021, Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan, Mikayil Jabbarov said at the event ‘The business mission of Russian companies under the auspices of Roseksimbank JSC’.

Jabbarov also noted the non-oil sector of the country, which has demonstrated 5-per cent growth.

Jabbarov also added that growth is observed in tax fees and customs.

The gold reserves of Azerbaijan continue to grow and this attaches an additional impetus to economic growth, he noted.