Georgia decreases construction material imports from Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
Georgia decreased the import volume of Azerbaijan's construction materials by 12.49 percent, the Georgian National Statistics Service's report of January 2015 says.
Around 731.3 metric tons of construction gypsum and other anhydrite totaling $906,700 were imported from Azerbaijan to Georgia during this period or by 8.6 percent less than in the same period of 2014. For comparison, around 835.7 metric tons of building materials in the amount of $992,200 were imported to Georgia in January 2014.
Around 486 metric tons of iron rods in the amount of $3.75 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan during this period. Around 367.3 metric tons of iron rods in the amount of $2.36 million were exported to Azerbaijan in the same period of 2014.
The share of construction materials in Azerbaijan's total export volume to Georgia for the period amounted to 1.79 percent.
According to the report, Georgia imported goods worth $50.55 million from Azerbaijan in January 2015 compared to $51.35 million in January 2014.
The volume of imports of Azerbaijani goods to Georgia decreased by 1.56 percent year on year.
Azerbaijan ranks third in the list of the countries from which Georgia imports products. The share of Azerbaijan's exports in a total volume of goods imported in Georgia is 9.4 percent.
Georgian imports most of goods from Turkey. The volume of Georgia's imports from Turkey totaled $95.48 million or 17.7 percent of a total import volume. China ranks second with $52.46 million (9.7 percent).
Edited by CN
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