Production in Azerbaijan clothing industry increased by 32 percent during the period of January-August 2020.
During the period, production in textile, clothes, leather and footwear industries amounted to AZN 314.6 million.
Thus, there was an increased in production of clothing by 32 percent, and in textile industry by 4.7 percent, compared to the same period of 2019.
In the meantime, production in leather and footwear industries decreased by 6.3 percent. Moreover, imports of air conditions to Azerbaijan decreased by 30.6 percent and amounted to 123,700 units during the reporting period. The total cost of air conditioners imported to the country amounted to $29.5 million.
Likewise, some 361,700 units of computing machines, blocks and installation, which is by 22.8 percent more compared to the same period of 2019, were imported to Azerbaijan during the reporting period. The cost is estimated at $71.5 million.
In addition, 91,234 washing machines, with a decrease by 9 percent, worth $17.3 million were imported to the country during the period of January-August 2020. Furthermore, 132,300 tons of plastic and plastic products worth $225.7 million were imported to the country during the first eight months of 2020.