Azerbaijan's tomato exports slightly down
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 31
By Kamala Mammadli - Trend:
Azerbaijan exported tomatoes worth $141.2 million in January-July 2019, which is 2 percent less than in the same period of 2018, Trend reports referring to the Export Review for July published by Azerbaijan’s Center for Analysis of Economic Reforms and Communication.
Gold worth $85 million, showing an increase of 24 percent, ranks second in volume on the list of goods exported by Azerbaijan, while raw cotton ranks third ($82.2 million, an increase of 83.9 percent).
In the reported period, Azerbaijan also exported peeled hazelnuts ($71.3 million), electricity ($56.5 million), primary polyethylene ($47.1 million), cherry and sweet cherry ($42.2 million), primary polypropylene ($41.8 million), methanol ($38.5 million) and other goods ($527.2 million).
In July 2019, such goods as gold ($14.7 million; almost 2 times increase), sour and sweet cherries ($12.5 million; 11.6 percent increase) and raw aluminum ($7.5 million; 2.2 times increase) were in the lead in terms of the volume of the exported goods.
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