Review of Georgian exports to Azerbaijan

Business Materials 24 August 2020 12:59 (UTC +04:00)
Review of Georgian exports to Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 24

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend

Azerbaijan was the second largest export partner of Georgia after China from January through July 2020, Trend reports citing the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

As reported, during the reporting period, exports from Georgia to Azerbaijan amounted to $230.7 million.

The largest exported goods from Georgia to Azerbaijan were cars worth $120 million. The second place in terms of exports ($15.4 million) is taken by medicine, and the third is the export of livestock which was equal to a total of $14.5 million.

The list of other export goods are as follows: ferroalloys - $6.7 million, spare parts for electrical goods - $6.2 million, fibrous and cellulose products - $4.4 million, plastic and rubber products - $3 million, clothing - $2.4 million, copper concentrates - $2.3 million, agricultural goods - $2.2 million, shoes, umbrellas - $2.1 million, fats and oils - $1.4 million, optical instruments and their parts - $540,000, construction materials - $230,000, jewellery - $40,000, wood - $30,000.

The external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to $6.03 billion from January through July 2020, 17.6 percent lower compared to the same period of 2019. The exports equaled $1.75 billion (dipped by 16.8 percent ), while the imports stood at $4.27 billion (decreased by 17.9 percent).

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