Tourism forms 1.2% of GDP and 1.6% of investments in Azerbaijanís economy
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The share of tourismís contribution to GDP in Azerbaijan in 2011 has increased seriously.
The State Statistics Committee reports that last year the share of tourism (AZN 599.2 million) in forming countryís GDP (AZN 50.069 billion) increased up to 1.2% from 0.99% in 2010 (AZN 422.7 million and AZN 42.465 billion respectively).
The share of tourism in overall investments in countryís economy (AZN 12.776 billion) was more significant - 1.6% or AZN 209.8 million manats.