Azerbaijan remains among Georgia’s main export markets

Business Materials 24 December 2012 18:32 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 24 / Trend N. Kirtzkhalia /

As of January-November 2012, Azerbaijan has retained the second place among Georgia's largest trade partners.

The Georgian Statistics Agency told Trend that the trade between the two countries amounted to $1.150 million in January-November, or 12.3 percent of Georgia's total foreign trade turnover.

Georgia imported goods and services worth $578.9 million from Azerbaijan and exported goods worth $578.2 million.

It should be stressed that Azerbaijan became the largest export market for Georgia in November again.

Turkey ranks first among Georgia's trade partners. Georgia's trade turnover with this country was $1.411 million. Ukraine with $697 million ranks third.

Georgia's foreign trade turnover amounted to $9.352 million in January-September 2012 or 13 percent more than in the same period of 2011.

Some $2.179 million (increased by 13 percent) fell to export and $7.173 million (increased by 13 percent) - import.