BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 18. Azerbaijan imported 35,173 cars in the first half of 2022, which is 11.28 percent or 4,470 units less than in the same period last year, State Customs Committee told Trend.
According to the committee, bulk of imports fell on vehicles for the transport of passengers - 32,382, which is 11.86 percent, or 4,359 units less than in first half of 2021.
Therefore, 323 minibuses, 153 electric vehicles and 6,218 hybrid vehicles were imported. The import of hybrid cars increased by 27.47 percent or 1,340 units compared to January through June 2021. Azerbaijan imported 3,719 hybrid cars from January through May 2021.
Number of trucks imported by Azerbaijan decreased by 17.47 percent (to 2,306) in reporting period of 2022.
Number of imported trucks amounted to 2,790 from January through June 2021.
Azerbaijan imported cars worth more than $460.8 million from January through June 2022, which is 15.92 percent or $63.3 million more than in the same period in 2021.