BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 8
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Sweden has imported goods worth 262 million Swedish krona ($31.9 million) from Kazakhstan over the period from Jan. through Sept. 2020, which is 23 percent less than during the same period of 2019 (339 million Swedish krona or $41.3 million), Sweden’s National Board of Trade told Trend.
During the reporting period of 2020, Sweden has imported food, beverages and tobacco from Kazakhstan for a sum of 56 million Swedish krona ($6.8 million), decreasing on an annual scale by 22 percent as compared to 72 million Swedish krona ($8.7 million) over the same period of 2019.
The imported food products included unmilled wheat and meslin, oil-cake and other solid residues.
Furthermore, Sweden has imported 78 million krona ($9.5 million) worth of crude materials and mineral fuels from Kazakhstan, which is 1.4 times more as compared to 32 million Swedish krona ($3.9 million).
The imported crude materials and mineral fuels included petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials, metalliferous ores and metal scrap, and others.
Furthermore, Sweden’s import of chemicals, manufactured goods and articles from Kazakhstan amounted to 129 million Swedish krona ($15.7 million) during the reporting period of 2020, which is 45 percent less than during the same period of 2019.
The largest share in the imported manufactured goods and articles accounted for iron and steel (120 million krona or $14.6 million), machinery (8 million krona or $975,516), and goods of civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment ($7.4 million krona or $902,352).