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Azerbaijan state oil company becomes Georgia’s biggest taxpayer in 2009

27 January 2010 [18:31] - TODAY.AZ
SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) Georgia has ranked first as the Georgia`s largest tax payer with 162,000,000 lari (1 US dollar=1.70 lari) paid in 2009.

SOCAR Georgia representative Faig Guliyev said the company has taken the first place for the third time in a row.

According to him, SOCAR is expanding its presence in Georgia in accordance with President Ilham Aliyev`s instructions. The company pumped $400,000,000 into the country`s economy.

SOCAR currently has 29 filling stations here with 25 new ones to be built this year.

/AzerTac/
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