Georgia’s Batumi port reveals volume of industrial oil receipt from Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.8
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
The total volume of cargo transportation via Georgia’s Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 320,548 tons in January-October 2019, Batumi Sea Port Ltd. told Trend.
"Of this volume, 223,878 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 46,278 tons of palm oil, 38,004 tons of soya, 9,079 tons of corn oil and 3,308 tons of spar were transported via Batumi port to Azerbaijan in January- October 2019," added the source.
Cargo transportation from Azerbaijan to Batumi port stood at 999 tons during the reporting period and the whole volume accounted for industrial oil.
This is while the total volume of cargo transportation from Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 336,702 tons as of 2018.
Of this volume, 183,315 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 53,850 tons of palm oil, 62,887 tons of soya, 20,512 tons of rails, 12,809 tons of corn oil, 3,322 tons of laminate and 8 tons of tanks were transported from Batumi port to Azerbaijan in 2018.
The total volume of cargo transportation from Azerbaijan via Georgia’s Batumi port stood at 26,119 tons as of 2018.
As much as 22,126 tons of the abovementioned figure accounted for industrial oil, while 3,993 tons fall on bentonite transportation from the country.
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