Georgia's foreign trade turnover with EU countries hits $2.064 billion
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct 24 / corr. Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
In January-September 2012, Georgia's foreign trade turnover with EU countries amounted to $2.064 billion, showing a 22 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, Georgian Statistics reported Trend on Wednesday.
According to information, the export hit $ 260 million (one per cent less), the import - $1.804 million (26 per cent more).
The share of EU countries in total trade turnover of Georgia is 27 per cent, including export - 15 per cent, import - 31 per cent (26, 17 and 29 per cent respectively in January-September 2011). Some 38 per cent of the deficit falls to the share of EU countries, while last year this figure amounted to 34 per cent.
In total, in January-September 2012, Georgia's foreign trade turnover amounted to $7.595 million, which is 16 per cent more than last year.