The Government of Azerbaijan has prepared a strategy, Azerbaijan 2020: Outlook for the Future, which will set the stage for the country's development, building on the economic and social achievements of the past years. The strategy’s target is to double the gross domestic product per capita by 2020, and it provides a framework for the transition from a traditional economy to a knowledge-based economy. The key challenge is to achieve rapid and sustainable development of the non-oil economy.
ADB's country operations business plan (COBP) for 2012-2014 primarily targets infrastructure development, which is a government priority, and is consistent with the government’s development objectives. It focuses on transport, urban services, and private sector development.