In 2020, Azerbaijan increased its potato exports by 31.7 percent. The country exported 81,388 tons of potatoes worth $33.7 million, with Russia accounting for 85.1 percent of total exports. Russia imported 69,287 tons of potatoes worth $30.8 million from Azerbaijan in 2020. It should be noted that Azerbaijan’s potato was 61,785 tons worth $26.8 million in 2019.
At the same time, Azerbaijan increased import of potatoes by 20 percent. In 2020, Azerbaijan imported 182,653 tons of potatoes worth $49.5 million. Russia and Iran were the main suppliers of potatoes to Azerbaijan, accounting for 36,036 and 97,775 tons of potatoes, respectively.
Moreover, Azerbaijan exported 187,539 tons of tomatoes worth $201.4 million, which is by 7.4 more in terms of volume as compared to 2019.
The main importer of Azerbaijani tomatoes in the reported period was Russia, accounting for 179,884 tons worth $197.4 million. It should be noted that Azerbaijan exported 174,548 tons of tomatoes worth $189.2 million in 2019.
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