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Georgia's Batumi port reveals volume of cargo transportation from Azerbaijan

Jul 10, 2018 (TREND News Agency via COMTEX) --

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 10

By Leman Zeynalova - Trend:

The total volume of cargo transportation from Azerbaijan via Georgia's Batumi port stood at 13,961 tons in the first six months of 2018, Batumi Sea Port Ltd. told Trend.

As much as 9,968 tons of the abovementioned figure accounted for industrial oil, while 3,993 tons fall on bentonite transportation from the country, said a source in the port.

This is while the total volume of cargo transportation from Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 154,873 tons, according to the port's data.

"Of this volume, 84,132 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 5,789 tons of corn oil, 23,877 tons of palm oil, 26,889 tons of soya, 12,379 tons of rails, 1,799 tons of laminate and 8 tons of tanks were transported from Batumi port to Azerbaijan in the first six months of 2018," added the source.

The total volume of cargo transportation from Azerbaijan via Georgia's Batumi port stood at 23,585 tons in 2017.

As much as 7,044 tons of the abovementioned figure accounted for industrial oil, while 16,542 tons fall on coke transportation from the country, said a source in the port.

This is while the total volume of cargo transportation from Batumi port to Azerbaijan amounted to 267,824 tons, according to the port's data.

"Of this volume, 177,796 tons accounted for raw sugar. Moreover, 14,386 tons of corn oil, 59,035 tons of palm oil, 8,409 tons of soya and 8,196 tons of rails were transported from Batumi port to Azerbaijan in 2017," added the source.

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