Azerbaijan almost doubles cotton exports
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 21 / Trend A.Akhundov /
Azerbaijan exported cotton purified from the seeds amounting to $4.342 million in January-May, which is more by 93.3 percent compared to the same period 2010. The figure makes up 0.04 percent of total exports, the State Customs Committee said.
Azerbaijan mainly exported (85.91 percent in the first five months) crude oil. The country exported crude oil worth $9.091 billion in January-May, or 30.27 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.
During the report period, the country exported oil products at the amount of $575.098 million (increased by 9.73 percent). The figure amounted to 5.43 percent of total exports.
The country exported chemicals worth $32.751 million (increased by 62.63 percent; 0.31 percent of total exports), tobacco and tobacco products - worth $4.647 million (96 percent and 0.04 percent), ferrous metals and wares - worth $85.284 million (80.47 percent and 0.81 percent, respectively), aluminum and wares - worth $2.035 million (49.33 percent and 0.02 percent, respectively), fruits and vegetables - worth $39.767 million (50.24 percent and 0.38 percent, respectively) alcoholic and soft drinks - worth $5.696 million (decreased by 16.73 percent and 0.05 percent of share capital), and vegetable oils and animal fats - worth $89.555 million (increased by 11.78 percent; 0.85 percent of total export).
Azerbaijan's export operations amounted to $10.583 billion, or 29.43 percent more compared to the same period of 2010. Imports amounted to $3.49 billion, or 45.06 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.
The total volume of the country's trade made $14.073 billion, or 32.98 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.
Black ink in the foreign trade operations hit $7.093 billion