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Azerbaijan considerably increased imports of fruit and reduced the volume of purchases vegetables

Azerbaijan considerably increased imports of fruit and reduced the volume of purchases vegetables

Azerbaijan in January-September 2018 rather significantly increased its imports of fruits, has informed Agency "Interfax-Azerbaijan" the state statistical Committee.

In particular, during this period 79 thousand tons of fruits were imported to the Republic, which is 51% more than in January-September 2017. In monetary terms, the import of these products to Azerbaijan is estimated at 70 million 20 thousand.

Thus, the import of vegetables decreased by 475 in real terms and by 42% - in monetary terms and for 9 months amounted to 12 thousand tons in the amount of 6 million 702,4 thousand dollars. Imports of potatoes for the period amounted to potatoes-88 thousand tons at 22.5 million dollars.

In January-September from Azerbaijan exported 176,7 thousand tons of vegetables for a total of 158 million 303,5 thousand, fruit – 123,1 thousand tons to 153 million 947,1 thousands of dollars.

Also in January-September Azerbaijan exported 5,388 thousand tons of fruit and vegetable juices in the amount of 6 million 889,8 thousand dollars, natural grape wines and grape must – 494,2 thousand decaliters in the amount of 5 million 544,4 thousand dollars, fruit and vegetable canned food - 4,704 thousand tons in the amount of 5 million 329,6 thousand dollars.


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