Azerbaijan provides over quarter of Georgia’s oil product imports
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
By Emin Aliyev -Trend:
Georgia imported 224,970 tons of oil and oil products in January-October 2013 which amounted to $209.73 million, GruzStat (Georgian National Statistical Service) reported.
In total, $ 746.19 million worth oil products were imported by Georgia in January-October 2013. This means Azerbaijan provides 28.11 per cent of the country's import in this category.
According to the report, taking an annual calculation, the volume of oil and oil products imported by Georgia from Azerbaijan decreased by 26.05 per cent (quantitatively by 21.51 per cent or 61,660 tons). By comparison Georgia imported 283.62 million worth of 286,630 tons of oil products in January-October 2012.
The specific weight of oil and oil products amounted to 43.62 per cent in the total volume of imports from Azerbaijan during the reported period.
Georgia imported $480.85 million worth of products from Azerbaijan in January-October 2013. The volume of imports from Azerbaijan to Georgia decreased by 8.39 per cent during the reported period compared to the same period of 2012. For comparison Georgia imported $524.9 million worth of products from Azerbaijan in January-October 2012.