In January-October of this year, 982,1 thousand tones of potatoes were produced in farms in Azerbaijan, State Statistics Committee told APA-Economics.
This indicator increased by 1,6% in comparison to the relevant period of the previous year. During the reporting period potatoes planted in 56,9 hectares fields which equal to the indicator of the same period of the last year.
In January-September Azerbaijan exported 81 320,7 tones of potatoes worth USD 33 755,8 thousand, which exceeds the indicator of 9 months of the previous year by 25,8% and 31,8% respectively.
During the mentioned period 104,3 thousand tones of potatoes worth USD 28 168,3 thousand were imported to the country. This indicator increased by 1,1% in terms of value, and 4,6% in terms of volume.