Azerbaijan: Country Digital Development Overview | Asian Development Bank

Azerbaijan: Country Digital Development Overview

Institutional Document | January 2019

This report reflects the status of Azerbaijan's information and communication technology (ICT) sector as of September 2018 and legislative status as of December 2018.

ICT is expected to play a leading role in diversifying the economy of Azerbaijan and reducing its reliance on hydrocarbons. This overview was prepared to adequately respond to the Government of Azerbaijan’s priority on the development of the ICT sector as a driver of economic diversification during the implementation of ADB’s next Country Partnership Strategy for Azerbaijan (CPS 2019–2023). The report draws on consultations undertaken in Baku from 18-20 September 2018.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Azerbaijan e-Readiness
  • Sector Absorption
  • Conclusions