Import of Azerbaijani products decreases in Georgia

Business Materials 22 June 2016 16:24 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22

By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:

Georgia imported products worth $194.03 million from Azerbaijan in January-May 2016, or 20.1 percent less than in the same period of 2015, said the report issued by Georgia’s National Statistics Office.

For comparison: Georgia imported Azerbaijani goods worth $242.75 million in January-May 2015.

Azerbaijan ranked sixth among countries from which Georgia imports products.

Some 5.9 percent accounts for Azerbaijan’s export in a total volume of goods supplied to Georgia, said the report.

Georgia mainly imported goods from Turkey ($537.43 million with a 16.3 percent of a total import volume).

Georgia also imported goods from Canada ($423.62 million with a 12.9 percent of a total volume of Georgian import), Russia ($254.84 million with a 7.7 percent share), Ireland ($228.63 million or 7 percent) and China ($202.33 million or 6.2 percent of a total volume of Georgian import).

Georgia primarily imports gas, oil products and construction materials from Azerbaijan.


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