Azerbaijan significantly reduces import of medicines from Georgia

Business Materials 21 May 2019 10:58 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 21


In January-April 2019, Azerbaijan imported 290,7 tons of medicines worth $10,8 million from Georgia, Trend reports with reference to the report of the National Statistics Office of Georgia .

In the same period of 2018, 678 tons of medicines at the price of $10,25 million were imported from Georgia to Azerbaijan.

In the four months of 2019, Georgia exported medicines in the amount of $72,79 million, which comprises 6,4 percent of total exports from the country. Exports to Azerbaijan accounted for 14,83 percent of the total amount.

In January-April 2019, Azerbaijan increased imports of goods from Georgia by five percent compared to the same period last year, from $120,36 million to over $126,33 million.

The majority of Georgian exports to Azerbaijan are cars, medicines, nitrogen fertilizers and tobacco products.