The retail trade turnover in Azerbaijan increased by 3.1 times for 10 years - up to 18.24 billion manat as of late 2012. As of the first half of 2013, it amounted to 9.41 billion manat, the State Statistics Committee told Trend on Friday.
The volume of paid services rendered to the population increased by 5.9 times - up to 5.83 billion manat in 2012 and amounted to 2.78 billion manat in January-June this year.
During the reporting period, Azerbaijan's foreign trade turnover increased by 8.8 times - up to $33.56 billion in 2012. The number of trade partners increased from 128 to 155 countries.
The official exchange rate is 0,7845 AZN/USD on Sept. 14.