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Azerbaijan imports ice cream for $5M from Turkey

(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Sara Israfilbayova

Turkey earned $204 million from exports of ice cream to 68 countries and 4 Free Trade Zones over the past five and half years.

The Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) reported that nearly 88.400 tons of ice cream were exported in the aforementioned time period, with Iraq, Kosovo, Albania, Northern Cyprus, the United Arab Emirates andAzerbaijantopping the list.

Turkey, being the world's 15th top ice cream and iced food product exporter, sold ice cream worth $5 million to Azerbaijan.

Some $36.3 million were earned from ice cream exports in2012, $38.3 million in 2013, $35.3 million in 2014, $36.4 million in 2015, $34.8 million in 2016 and $22.4 million in the first half of this year.

The export value of ice cream sold abroad was calculated as $2.3 per kilogram.

The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Turkey amounted to $1.2 billion in the first half of 2017, which is up by 1.73 times as compared to thesame period of 2016, according to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.

The contractual base of bilateral Turkish-Azerbaijani trade and economic relations includes more than 40 documents aimed at expanding economic cooperation between states.

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Azerbaijan imports ice cream for $5M from Turkey