Azerbaijan traded with 153 countries for Jan-Mar


May 16, Fineko/abc.az. Over Jan-Mar 2021 the legal entities and individuals of Azerbaijan carried out trade operations with partners of 153 countries of the world.

ABC.AZ reports with reference to the State Customs Committee that for this period Azerbaijan exported products to 89 countries and imported from 144 countries. According to the SCC, for the first 3 months of 2021 country's foreign trade turnover amounted to $7.36 bn.

$4.506 bn or 64% of the trade turnover accounted for country’s exports and $2.53 bn (36%) for imports. As a result, positive balance of $1.975 bn was formed.

Compared with Jan-Mar 2020 foreign trade turnover in actual prices increased by 4.9% and in real terms decreased by 15.1%, including decline on imports by 24.3% and on exports by 9.1%.