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Italy and Russia take first places in Azerbaijan's export and import

27 August 2006 [12:46] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijan has US $1 129 627, 9 thousand positive balance with foreign and US $447 271, 6 thousand negative balance with CIS countries in export and import operations during seven months of the year.

In the reporting period, Azerbaijan exported commodity in the cost of US $2 817 443, 4 thousand (85, 62 % of total export), including US $1 972655, 6 thousand with free converted currency (70, 02% of total export), US $773 640, 9 thousand by the account of compensational commitments (27, 46% of total export) and US $70 637, 5 thousand by the account of other deals (2, 51% of total export). The country imported commodity in the cost of US $1 687 815, 5 thousand (64, 71$ of total import) from foreign countries (besides CIS) including US $932 442, 8 thousand with free converted currency (55, 25% of total import), US $682 782, 0 thousand in the account of other deals (40, 45$ of total import), State Customs Committee Statistics and Information Office told the APA.

In the reporting period, Azerbaijan exported to foreign countries (besides CIS) mainly mineral fuel, oil and oil products, mineral bitumen (92, 46$ of total export), polymer materials and products (1, 80%), aluminum and aluminum products (1, 49%), fruit (0, 74%), non-organic chemical products (0, 61%). Equipments, mechanical devices (32, 83%), electric devices and equipments and their parts (12, 91$), ferrous metal products (9, 55$), ground means of transport (6, 95%), furniture (3, 02%) were imported from these countries. During seven months of the year Azerbaijan exported commodity in the cost of US $473 353, 4 thousand (14, 38% of total export), including US %312 560, 3 thousand with free converted currency (66, 03%), US $120 679 thousand by the account of other deals (25, 49%), US $40 097, 2 thousand (8, 4%) with closed currency deals. The country imported commodity in the cost of US $920 625 thousand (35, 29% of total import) from CIS including US $753 278, 2 thousand with free converted currency (81, 82%, US $97 225, 3 thousand by the account of closed currency deal (10, 56%), US $65760 thousand by account of other deals (7, 14%). During the report period Azerbaijan exported mainly mineral fuel, oil and oil products, mineral bitumen (31, 93%), non-organic chemical products (16, 04%), ships, boats (8, 93%), oil and fat (7, 46%), vegetable (6, 49 and imported mainly natural gas and oil and their products, mineral bitumen (35, 61%), ground means of transport (8, 81%), grain-crops (7, 93%), equipments and mechanical devices (5, 33%), salt, sulphur, soil, stone and plaster materials, lime and cement (5, 10%). Italy takes the first place (49, 30%0, Israel the second (10, 03%0 and Turkey the third (6, 17%) place in Azerbaijan export. Russia (22, 14%), Great Britain (10, 12%) and Turkey (7, 51%) share first, second and third places in Azerbaijan import.

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