The economic activity was further restricted by Covid-19 restrictions slowing domestic consumption and border trade flows. Azerbaijan’s GDP is forecast to grow by 2% in 2021 amid a recovery of global oil and gas prices, and expectations of stronger demand.
The nation bounded by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains has recorded import of 3189 tonnes of aluminium wire during 2018-19 and the revenue expended for the import stood at $5.74 million. The import for 2020 accounted for 1841 tonnes and expenditure remained at $3.02 million. However, when the import volume and expenditure of 2020 gets added with the existing two years, it reveals 5030 tonnes and $8.76 million respectively.
Azerbaijan’s import of aluminium wire in 2018 documented at 1196 tonnes and the revenue expenditure stood at $2.28 million, whereas, in 2019, the import reflects growth by 66.63%, as the import volume raised to 1993 tonnes and the expenditure $3.46 million.
The import for 2020 demonstrated a downfall by 7.62%, as the import volume fell to 1841 tonnes and the expenditure also dropped to $3.02 million.
The major trading nations for Azerbaijan’s importation of aluminium wire are China, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Turkey, etc.