Date: 01 February 2019, 14:02, READ:
The major part of exports from Azerbaijan as of 2018 accounted for tomatoes ($177.4 million), while unprocessed gold came in second with $118 million, followed by persimmons with $114.5 million.
The total value of exported fruits and vegetables in 2018 amounted to $560 million, showing an increase of 11 percent compared to 2017. Exports of plastic products amounted to $118.6 million (an increase of 17 percent), while aluminum exports reached $112.2 million. Exports of ferrous metals amounted to $86.2 million (an increase of 4 percent).
Meanwhile, electricity exports reached $65.6 million (an increase of 29 percent).
Azerbaijan exported cotton fiber worth $80.5 million (an increase of 49 percent) and cotton wool yarn worth $24 million in 2018.
Compared to 2017, exports of cotton yarn increased 2.4 times.