Azerbaijan posts 12-fold rise in alcohol

Azerbaijan posts 12-fold rise in alcohol
# 27 October 2008 13:57 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA-Economics. 1 346 063.2 liters of alcohol worth $12 201 400 were imported to Azerbaijan during January-September, up 12 times in value and 32.1% in volume on the same period last year.
Besides, 9 184 708.2 liters of alcoholic beverages worth $12 250 900 were imported to the country, down 13.5% in volume and up 5.2% in value on last year.
Azerbaijan produced 5 289 decaliters of alcoholic drinks, including 1 268 200 decaliters of vodka, 57 800 decaliters of champagne, 92 900 decaliters of brandy, 589 300 decaliters of wine and 3 281 500 decaliters of beer in 2007.
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