Cargo transportation to Azerbaijan via Georgia’s Batumi port revealed

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The total volume of cargo transportation via Georgia’s Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 192,560 tons in January-July 2019, Batumi Sea Port Ltd. told Trend.

“Of this volume, 125,582 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 31,498 tons of palm oil, 23,092 tons of soya, 9,079 tons of corn oil and 3,308 tons of spar were transported via Batumi port to Azerbaijan in January-July 2019,” added the source.

The total volume of cargo transportation from Azerbaijan via Georgia’s Batumi port stood at 26,119 tons as of 2018.

As much as 22,126 tons of the abovementioned figure accounted for industrial oil, while 3,993 tons fall on bentonite transportation from the country.

This is while the total volume of cargo transportation from Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 336,702 tons.

Of this volume, 183,315 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 53,850 tons of palm oil, 62,887 tons of soya, 20,512 tons of rails, 12,809 tons of corn oil, 3,322 tons of laminate and 8 tons of tanks were transported from Batumi port to Azerbaijan in 2018.