Cars account for over half of Georgian export to Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.28
By Emin Aliyev - Trend:

Around 44,460 cars worth $401.07 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in 2013, GruzStat, the Georgian Statistics Service said yesterday.

According to the report, the share of this category of goods in the total volume of Georgian exports to Azerbaijan in the reporting period amounted to 56.47 percent.

The exports of passenger cars from Georgia increased by 16.04 percent, or by 7,910 units in quantitative terms compared to 2012. By comparison, around 36,550 cars worth $345.62 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in 2012.

Around 4,000 trucks worth $26.05 million were exported to Azerbaijan in 2013, or by 9.2 percent less, in quantitative terms - by 0,860 units more compared to 2012. By comparison, around 3,140 trucks worth $28.69 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in 2012.

Totally some $647.06 million worth of goods were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan during the reporting period which accounts for 24.7 percent of the total volume of the country's exports during the reporting period.

Some $710.21 million worth of goods were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in 2013 which accounts for 24.4 percent of the country's total export volume during the reporting period. The export to Azerbaijan increased by 13.3 percent compared to 2012. By comparison, around $626.85 million worth of goods were exported to Azerbaijan in 2012.

These cars are delivered to Georgia from abroad.

Translated by L.Z

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