Trade turnover increases between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 25 / Trend E. Kosolapov /
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan amounted to $332,949 million during the first nine months of 2012, Kazakh Ambassador to Azerbaijan Serik Primbetov said at a news conference at Trend Agency on Tuesday.
The trade turnover between the countries reached $300 million in 2011.
Primbetov said a considerable increase in turnover between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan will be possible following the launch of oil production in Kazakh Kashagan field.
He also said that in January-September 2012, Azerbaijan imported 700,000 tons of Kazakh grain.
Primbetov went on to say that in general, export of grain from Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan is possible in the volume of one million tons a year.