Azerbaijan ups export of chemicals
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.27/ Trend, N.Ismayilova /
Azerbaijan exported chemicals amounting to $95.1 million in January-October, which is more by 2.64 times compared to the same period 2010. The figure makes up 0.43 percent of total exports, a report of the State Customs Committee (SCC) on its official website says on Saturday.
Azerbaijan mainly exported (86.74 percent in the first ten months) crude oil. The country exported crude oil worth $19.2 billion in January-October, or 27.79 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.
During the report period, the country exported oil products at the amount of $1.2 billion (increased by 14.45 percent). The figure amounted to 5.58 percent of total exports.
The country exported ferrous metals and wares worth $91.8 million (increased by 90.74 percent; 0.79 percent of total exports), tobacco and tobacco products - worth $7.5 million (43.94 percent and 0.03 percent), cotton purified from the seeds - worth $4.7 million (86.72 percent and 0.02 percent, respectively), aluminum and wares - worth $4.2 million (81.16 percent and 0.02 percent, respectively), fruits and vegetables - worth $163.3 million (81.31 percent and 0.74 percent, respectively) alcoholic and soft drinks - worth $11.86 million (5.3 percent and 0.05 percent respectively), and vegetable oils and animal fats - worth $149.4 million (decreased by 0.7 percent; 0.67 percent of total export).
Over then months of 2011, Azerbaijan's export operations amounted to $22.14 billion, or 27.49 percent more compared to the same period of 2010. Imports amounted to $7.63 billion, or 48.5 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.
Black ink in the foreign trade operations hit $14.51 billion
The total volume of the country's trade turnover made $29.77 billion, or 32.29 percent more compared to the same period of 2010.