Based on the results of statistical survey organized by the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the field of apiculture in 2020 there were obtained 6647,2 ton of honey, 157,6 ton of bee wax, 14,6 ton of bee glue, 14,7 ton of bee bread and 366,1 kg of bee milk from 596,7 thsd bee families existing in 32340 farms. Average sale price of 1 kg of honey made 24,9 manats, bee wax - 12,7 manats, bee glue - 131,6 manats, bee bread - 127,2 manats, average sale price of 1 gr of bee milk was 5,0 manats.
According to the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Stimulating the development of apiculture in the Republic of Azerbaijan” dated 5 March 2018, № 3747 the subsidy in amount of 10 manats has been identified per bee family (beehive) to natural and legal entities engaged in apiculture and that positively impacted on development of apiculture in the country. Thus, in comparison with 2017 the number of bee families in 2020 increased by 325,0 thsd and production of honey – by 3604,1 tons. Generally, during 12 years after approval of the Law on “Apiculture” of the Republic of Azerbaijan the production of honey increased by 4,7 times, number of bee families by 4,2 times and number of bee families per farm engaged in apiculture increased from 11,1 to 18,5.
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