Azerbaijan continues to attach great importance to cooperation with our neighbor and partner Georgia, the publication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan in the social network “X” (“Twitter”) says, Trend reports.
“We fully support the resolution of the conflict in Georgia based on sovereignty and territorial integrity of states within their internationally recognized borders”, the ministry noted.
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Georgia over the last year totaled $1.3 billion, which is an increase of 18.1 percent year-on-year ($1.1 billion in 2021). Azerbaijan’s share in overall Georgia’s trade in 2022 accounted for 6.9 percent. Of this, Azerbaijani exports to Georgia amounted to $672.6 million, while imports totaled $642 million.
Furthermore, the number of mutual visits between the two countries is growing year-on-year. In 2022, 152,969 Azerbaijanis visited Georgia. This number has increased by 84.9 percent, compared to 2021, when 82,718 people traveled to Georgia from Azerbaijan. The number of Georgians visiting Azerbaijan in 2022, in turn, grew 1.5 times, and totaled 5.7 percent of all foreigners coming to Azerbaijan in the reporting period.
Source : Trend