Azerbaijan provides nearly 84 percent of Georgia’s natural gas imports
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.30
By Emin Aliyev - Trend:
Georgia imported around 1.2 billion tons in oil equivalent, of natural gas worth of $207.44 million in Jan.-Nov. 2013, GruzStat, the National Statistical Service of Georgia said in its report.
Azerbaijan is the main supplier of this kind of fuel to the country with a specific weight of 83.76 percent of Georgia's total volume of imports in this category. According to the report, in total Georgia imported $247.66 million worth of natural gas in Jan.-Nov. 2013.
In an annual calculation, the volume of natural gas imported by Georgia from Azerbaijan increased by 24.58 percent or 0.03 billion tons of oil equivalent. For comparison Georgia imported 1.09 billion tons of fuel from Azerbaijan in the first 11 months of 2012 which amounted to $166.51 million.
The specific weight of natural gas amounted to 38.08 percent of the total volume of imports from Azerbaijan to Georgia during the reporting period.
Georgia imported $544.74 million worth of products from Azerbaijan in January-November 2013. According to the report, the volume of imports from Azerbaijan to Georgia decreased by 4.75 percent during the reporting period compared to the same period of 2012. By comparison, Georgia imported $571.88 million worth of products from Azerbaijan from January-November 2012.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by S.M.