Minister of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov made a business visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India on February 19-21***As of January 1st, 2018, the external public debt of the Republic of Azerbaijan constituted 9,398.3 million US dollars (equivalent 15,978.1 million manat). The Debt to the Gross Domestic Product ratio stands at 22.8 percent (based on 2017 GDP of AZN 70,135.1 mln)******

Coins in turnover

According to the decree signed by President of Azerbaijan Republic from February 7 2005 “On change (denomination) in Azerbaijan Republic nominal’s of banknotes and scale of prices” since January 1 2006 there were put into circulation metal coins of new-generation. The subjects of design of new-generation coins were made in accordance with design of the banknotes. Coins were dedicated: 1 gepik – Culture, 3 gepik – Writing and literature, 5 gepik – History, 10 gepik – Garabagh, 20 gepik – Education and future, 50 gepik – Economy and development. 1, 3, 5 gepik coins cover with copper are red, 10 and 20 gepik coins gold-plated cover with brass, 50 gepik coin gold-plated and silvery (two-colored - bicolor) cover with brass and nickel colors. Sides of all metal coins were made in individual style and distinguish from each other. coins
*1 gepik* cover with copper; metal Ø: 16,25 mm · 2,8 qr *3 gepik* cover with copper; metal Ø: 18 mm · 3,45 qr *5 gepik* cover with copper; metal Ø: 19,75 mm · 4,85 qr *10 gepik* cover with brass; metal Ø: 22,25 mm · 5,25 qr *20 gepik* cover with brass; metal Ø: 24,25 mm · 6,6 qr