Azerbaijan in January-February increased the export of fruit to 70%

20.04.2018

Azerbaijan in January-February of 2018, shipped significantly more fruits and vegetables than in the same period in 2017, said the Agency "Interfax-Azerbaijan" the state statistical Committee.

According to statistics, in the first two months of this year Azerbaijan exported 15,916 thousand tons of vegetables (an increase of 14.2%) in the amount of $19,065 million (up 43.6%), fruits – 40,965 thousand tons (an increase of 70.2 per cent) to $41 million 111 thousand (increase by 53.5%).

Also in January-February Azerbaijan exported 1,365 thousand tons of fruit and vegetable juice (an increase of 23.5%) in the amount of $1 million 823 thousand (an increase of 61.8%), natural grape wines and grape must – 65.9 thousand gallons (an increase of 95%) in the amount of $828,2 thousand (increase by 115,7%), fruit and vegetable products - 587,1 tons (growth by 10.9%) in the amount of $1 million 84,2 thousand (growth in 2.2 times).

At the same time, imports of fruits in January-February in the Republic amounted to 22,292 thousand tons (an increase of 54.5%) in the amount of $17 million 949,5 thousand (growth by 54.2%), vegetables - 3 498,3 thousand tonnes (down 54.3%) $1 906, 1 thousand million (a decrease of 46.4%), potatoes – 30,762 thousand tons (decrease by 18.8%) to $6 million 207,7 thousand (a decrease of 15.6%).



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