BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 29. Azerbaijan increased wheat imports by 4.2 times in January 2022, Trend reports via the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan.
According to the Committee, Azerbaijan imported more than 93,700 tons of wheat in January 2022, while in January 2021 – 23,200 tons.
The value of imported wheat amounted to $32.4 million in January 2022 (an increase of more than 4.5 times compared to January 2021).
"Wheat from Kazakhstan accounted for 50.1 percent of imports and from Russia - 49.9 percent. Russia's share in Azerbaijani wheat imports decreased by 37.1 percent in January 2022 compared to January 2021, while Kazakhstan's share increased by 37 percent," the Committee said.