Export of building materials from Azerbaijan to Georgia increases

Business Materials 21 May 2019 13:09 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 21


In January-April 2019 Azerbaijan exported more than 113,000 tons of cement to Georgia, while in the same period of 2018 exports amounted to 92,000 tons, Trend reports via National Statistical Office of Georgia.

According to the report, the export value of the products supplied exceeded $6.4 million. In 2018, this figure was $4.7 million.

Export of building materials from Azerbaijan to Georgia increases annually. For comparison, in January-April 2017, Azerbaijan exported 49,800 tons of cement to Georgia for $2.3 million.

During the reporting period, Azerbaijan exported products worth $235.80 million to Georgia, which is 2.6 percent more than in January-April 2018.

According to the report, Georgia’s trade with Azerbaijan in the first four months of 2019 amounted to $362,14 million, while in the same period last year it was $ 363,3 million.

The share of commodity turnover between Azerbaijan and Georgia is 9.4 percent in the total volume of foreign trade operations of this country. Thus, Azerbaijan ranked third in the list of Georgia’s main trading partners.

The majority of Georgian imports from Azerbaijan are gas, electricity, oil, cement and other products.