BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 20
By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:
Georgia’s cement imports from Azerbaijan in 2021 amounted to $30.6 million, which is an increase of 66.3 percent, compared to 2020 ($18.4 million), Trend reports via National Statistics Office (Geostat).
The exported amount of cement from Azerbaijan to Georgia over 2021 also increased by 66.5 percent, compared to the same period of 2020 – from 381,524 tons to 635,280 tons.
Georgia’s cement imports from Azerbaijan in December 2021 alone amounted to $2.6 million, which is an increase of 30 percent, compared to $2 million worth of cement over the same month of 2020.
However, the same figure decreased by 16.1 percent, compared to $3.1 million in November 2021, the report said.
Thus, Azerbaijan became the main cement exporter to Georgia in 2021, followed by Turkey ($13.1 million) and Russia ($21,630).
Georgia’s total imports of cement in 2021 amounted to $43.8 million, which is an increase of 17.1 percent, compared to $37.4 million over the same period of 2020.
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