Review of Georgian corn export to Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 51.9 tons of corn to Azerbaijan from January through August 2020, Trend reports referring to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
In monetary terms, the export of corn from Georgia to Azerbaijan amounted to $284,000.
The export of corn under the 1005 trademark was carried out exclusively by road transport.
The export was carried out only in February and March, which means that Georgia exported to Azerbaijan last year's corn crop. The new corn harvest in Georgia is scheduled for September-October this year.
As for last year, 42.5 tons of corn worth $210,400 were sold by Georgia to Azerbaijan in eight months of 2019.
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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