3.5 fold increase of Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan railroad transportations

According to the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy company’s office in Baku, railroad transportations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan increased more than 3.5 fold in January-May 2022 against the same period in 2021.
1,388,100 tons of cargo was transported between JSC NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and CJSC Azerbaijan Railways (increased by 1,088,800 tons or by 364% compared to the same period in 2021).
Grain shipment made the volume of exports to Azerbaijan rise by 128,300 tons or 6.1-times. The shipment of oil products and ferrous metal caused the growth of transportation through Azerbaijan by 884,600 tons, or 13.5 times. An increase in the transportation of chemicals and soda made imports to/through Azerbaijan rise by 72,800 tons or by 115%.
Growth of foodstuffs transportation made transit transportations rise by 3,100 tons or by 2%.
The Azerbaijani Center for Agrarian Research announces that in January-May 2022 export of Kazakhstan’s grain to Azerbaijan made 146,900 tons and amounted to $49.1mln.
The increase of the volume of exports amounted to 2218.4%, and to 2834.4% in monetary terms, compared to January-May 2020 (6,300 tons).
The rise of the share of Kazakhstan’s grain in Azerbaijan’s imports amounted to 41.1%.

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