Azerbaijan imported less than 700 thsd tonnes of wheat in 2021




In January-September 2021, Azerbaijan imported 689.7 thsd tonnes of wheat, down 28.8% 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 182.73 mln USD, down 11.4% y/y.

Besides, in January-September, the imports of vegetable oils decreased by 7.5% to 93.88 thsd tonnes at the sum of 129.27 mln USD (up by 45.4%).

The imports of sugar and raw sugar increased by 3.4% to 255.4 thsd tonnes at the sum of 120.16 mln USD (up 42.7%).