Georgia exports first batch of honey to Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.23
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia sold the first batch of honey in Azerbaijan in June 2020 for the first time in the last ten years, Trend reports via the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
As reported, exports are not large, however, according to exporters, the interest of Azerbaijan in Georgian honey is a good sign and stimulus for Georgian beekeepers.
According to the Geostat, Georgia sold 0.2 tons of honey worth $800 to Azerbaijan under the 0409 trademark. Exports were conducted by road.
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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