Azerbaijani customs committee releases trade turnover stats with CIS

Business Materials 20 June 2009 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 20 / Trend , U. Ismayilova/  

Azerbaijan imported goods worth $673.77 million from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in January-May 2009, or 29.79 percent of the country's total imports, the State Customs Committee said.  

Azerbaijan mainly imported grain (13.59 percent of total import), land vehicles (9.11 percent), equipment and spare parts (14.36 percent).  

Azerbaijan exported goods worth $613.18 million (13.36 percent of total export) to the CIS.

Azerbaijan mainly exported mineral fuels, oil products, bitumen minerals (66.14 percent of total export), fruits (2.31 percent) and animal and vegetable oil (8.47 percent) to the CIS.

Red ink worth $605.92 million appeared as a result of import and export operations.

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