Azerbaijan increases construction material exports to Georgia by almost 14%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 28
By Zulfiyya Gurbanova - Trend:
In 2014, Georgia increased the imports of construction materials made in Azerbaijan by 13.7 percent, according to Georgian National Statistics Office's (GeoStat) report for Jan.-July, 2014.
According to the report, between January and July, 2014 Georgia imported from Azerbaijan 76,950 tons of plaster and other anhydrites worth $13.15 million. This figure is 13.26 tons more than in the same period of last year.
For comparison in January-July 2013, Georgia imported 63,690 tons of construction materials worth a total of $11.57 million.
Over the reporting period the building materials' specific weight in the total exports from Azerbaijan to Georgia amounted to 3.8 percent.
Between January and July 2014, Georgia imported from Azerbaijan products worth $347.28 million.
According to the report, the imports from Azerbaijan to Georgia grew by 6.97 percent. For comparison, in the same period in 2013, Georgia imported Azerbaijani goods worth $324.66 million.
Edited by S.I.