24.02.2015 - Manat öldu: Devaluation in favour of Oil Fund
Devaluation of manat on February 21 has identified the only player who won as a result of the Central Bank’s decision: the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ). In spite of foreign estimates manat devaluation didn’t cause total panic in Baku. In general, people treated this situation from philosophical point of view and even tried to joke. Thus, for example, today a man and his wife exchanged the following words while admiring fresh frosty air in the morning: “Nə “клёво”? Manat öldu” (What’s good in it? Manat has died). Manat has died. It can rise from dead but there’s a direct beneficiary of its death. Such beneficiary is SOFAZ, which receives revenue in US dollars and transfers manats to the state budget...............................................Full Article: Source
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