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Azerbaijan is Russia's second largest potato supplier

Azerbaijan is Russia's second largest potato supplier

Azerbaijan is Russia's second largest potato supplier

January 28, 2019
In the period between January and November 2018, Azerbaijan stood second in the ranking of Russia's largest potato suppliers, as revealed by the Russian Exports portal.

According to the portal, Azerbaijan accounts for 14.1% of Russia's total potato imports.

The ranking of Russia's largest potato suppliers is topped by Egypt (62.5%), Azerbaijan (14.1%), China (11.4%), Belarus (4.9%), Pakistan (4.5%) and Israel (2.3%).

Between January and November 2018, Russia imported a total of 550,537 tons of potatoes worth $ 204.4 million.

At the same time, the value of Russian imports was 14.7 times higher than that of exports.

In January-November 2018, potato exports from Russia decreased by 28% and amounted to 132,605 tons worth $ 13.9 million.

Most Russian potato exports were shipped to Ukraine (89.4%). Next in the ranking are Azerbaijan (3.5%), Kazakhstan (3.1%), Belarus (1.9%) and other countries.
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