Azerbaijan eyes to export fruits, vegetables to China

Business Materials 23 January 2019 15:32 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 23

By Huseyn Veliyev – Trend:

Azerbaijan intends to export fruits and vegetables to China, a source in the Azerbaijani government told Trend on Jan. 23.

“This issue is being discussed and it must be thoroughly considered from the technical point of view,” the source added.

"Presently, we do not have corresponding permission for the supply of fruits and vegetables to the Chinese market,” the source said. “However, work is underway to get permission. Technical details are to be discussed and this will take some time."

According to the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, trade turnover between Azerbaijan and China amounted to over $1.31 billion in 2018, which is 0.9 percent more than in 2017.

Exports for the year decreased by almost four times and amounted to $113.5 million, while imports grew by 40 percent exceeding $1.19 billion.


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