BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 28
By Khagan Isayev - Trend:
Azerbaijan exported 565,400 tons of fruits and vegetables from January through November 2021, which is by 2.68 percent or 14,762 tons more compared to the same period of last year, Trend reports on Dec. 28 citing a report of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee.
The export value of fruits and vegetables during the reporting period exceeded $549.8 million.
According to the report, the share of fruits and vegetables in Azerbaijan's total export volume reached 2.78 percent, while non-oil products - 23.3 percent from January through November 2021.
Some 356,464 tons of fruits and vegetables were imported to Azerbaijan in quantitative terms from January through November 2021, which is by 15.56 percent or 48,015 tons more than from January through November 2020.
In value terms, the import of these products exceeded $196.2 million.
Azerbaijan’s foreign trade turnover as a whole increased by 32.85 percent or $7.5 billion from January through November 2021 compared to the same period of last year - from $22.7 billion to $30.2 billion.
The export volume reached $19.8 billion in the structure of Azerbaijan's foreign trade turnover in the reporting period while import volume - $10.4 billion, having increased in annual terms by 51.6 percent and 7.47 percent, respectively.
As a result, while remaining positive, the foreign trade balance increased on an annualized basis by 178 percent or $6.01 billion - to $9.4 billion from January through November 2021 compared to $3.4 billion from January through November 2020.