Azerbaijan decreases cattle import from Georgia
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 21
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
The total value of exports of cattle in live weight from Georgia to Azerbaijan decreased twofold in January-September 2015, the Georgian National Statistics Service's report as of January-September 2015 says.
During this period, the cattle totaling $12.6 million was exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan.
For comparison, Azerbaijan imported cattle in the amount of $25.15 million from Georgia in January-September 2014.
In quantitative terms, the exports of cattle from Georgia decreased by 34.7 percent during the year from 9.986 metric tons up to 6.521 metric tons in January-September 2015.
The share of cattle in a total volume of Azerbaijani imports from Georgia amounted to 6.3 percent in January-September 2015.
Azerbaijan reduced the import of goods from Georgia by 2.1 times to $199.14 million in January-September 2015 compared to the same period of 2014.
Azerbaijan is the leader in terms of the goods imported from Georgia. Bulgaria ranks second on this index - $165.8 million, Turkey ranks third ($145.8 million).
Georgia mainly exports cars, medicine, cattle, cement, steel reinforcement and other items to Azerbaijan.
Edited by CN