Azerbaijan increases import of beer from Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 313.2 tons of beer to Azerbaijan from January through August 2020, Trend reports referring to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
During the reporting period, the cost of beer exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan amounted to $298,300.
This means an increase of $18,500 or 6.6 percent compared to the same period last year, and in terms of volume - and increase of 35,800 or 12.9 percent. Thus, in the first eight months of last year, 277.4 tons of beer worth $279,800 were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan.
Georgia exported products to Azerbaijan in the amount of $84.2 million from January through August this year. In January-August of this year, Georgia imported products worth $309.5 million from Azerbaijan.
In January-August of this year, the volume of trade turnover between Georgia and Azerbaijan amounted to $594 million. Compared to last year, the volume of trade turnover between Georgia and Azerbaijan decreased by 13 percent.
The share of Azerbaijan in the total trade turnover of Georgia amounted to 8.5 percent. This means the fourth place among the trading partners of the neighboring country after Turkey, Russia, and China.
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