Foreign trade turnover between Georgia and EU increases by 26 percent
Georgia, Tbilisi, April 24 /Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
Foreign trade turnover between Georgia and the EU amounted to $621 million in January-March 2012, increasing by 26 percent compared to the same period last year, Georgian Statistic Office told Trend.
According to the information, the export amounted to $106 million (a 13 percent increase) and import - $515 million (30 percent more).
The share of these countries in total trade turnover of Georgia amounted to 28 percent, including 20 percent - in exports, 30 percent - imports (26, 20 and 27 percent respectively in January-March 2011).
EU countries account for 35 percent of the trade deficit.
Georgia's largest trading partners among the EU countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, UK and Germany.