Wheat import to Azerbaijan down about a third in 2021




In January-August 2021, Azerbaijan imported 481 thsd tonnes of wheat, down 30.3% compared to the same period of 2020, reports the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, informs Интерфакс-Азербайджан.

In the reporting period, the purchased volumes of wheat in monetary terms totaled 122.25 mln USD, down 17.1% compare to January-July 2020.

Besides, in January-August, the imports of vegetable oils decreased by 3.3% to 86.77 thsd tonnes at the sum of 117.86 mln USD (up by 49.8%).

The imports of sugar and raw sugar increased by 5.7% to 235 thsd tonnes at the sum of 109.6 mln USD (up 45%).