Georgia mainly exports ferroalloys, vehicles and scrap metal
Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept.28 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
In January-August ferroalloys took the leading position in the range of export products of Georgia.
According to the Georgian State Statistics Service (Gruzstat
Export of passenger cars during this period hit $131 million (13 percent), scrap metal is in the third place. Its exports grew by $27 million, amounting to $72 million.
Foreign trade turnover in Georgia in January-August amounted to $4051 million, which is 17 percent more than the same period of the last year. At the same time export transactions were carried out at $977 million (35 percent more), import - by 3074 million (12 percent more). Negative trade balance for this period totaled $2098 million (4 percent more).
In January-August 2010, compared to the same period in 2009, foreign trade turnover dropped by 24 percent and export by 9 percent, while imports - by 28 percent.