Review of dairy products exported by Georgia to Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.23
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 64 tons of butter to Azerbaijan, amounting to $3,840 during eight months of the current year, Trend reports via the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
Export under trademark 0405 got carried out in all months except January and June by road.
During the same period, Georgia exported 2.9 tons of cheese and cottage cheese worth $17,800 under the trademark 0406.
In January-August of the current year, 0.2 tons of buttermilk, kefir, and yogurt worth $700 were put for sale under the 0403 trademark in Azerbaijan.
Georgia sold 643.1 tons of dairy products to Azerbaijan this year. The transit of products got carried out entirely by road.
As for the export of milk and cream, this product exported to Azerbaijan under the trademark 0402 in January, and was less than a ton, less than a thousand dollars in monetary terms, which is why it is not reflected on the National Statistics Office of Georgia foreign trade portal.
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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