Oil and gas production forms almost 95 percent of Azerbaijan’s export
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.13
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:
Azerbaijan exported around $21.5 billion worth of oil and oil products in Jan.-Sep. 2013, according to the balance of payments published by the country's Central Bank.
Oil and gas products accounted for 94.7 percent of exported goods.
Around $1.2 billion of the total volume of exported oil products was oil processing products. The country exported about $20.3 billion worth of oil.
Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) produced around $19.1 billion worth of the total volume of the exported oil. Other entrepreneurs exported around $1.2 billion worth of oil and some $120.8 million fell to the condensate from the Shah Deniz field and over $1.01 million came from the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR).
The total cost of the exported products from the oil sector increased by 13.1 percent in a year and amounted to over $1.26 billion.
In total, the export from Azerbaijan during the reported period amounted to over $23.8 billion compared to $24.6 billion in Jan.-Sep. 2012.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.