Azerbaijan remains Georgia’s main foreign trade partner
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 25 / Trend / N. Kirtskhalia /
In January-February 2013, Azerbaijan was the main trading partner of Georgia, trade accounted for $185 million, the Georgian Statistics Committee said on Monday. Exports totaled $87.1 million, imports - $93.4 million.
Turkey ranked second ($181 million), while Ukraine ranked third ($94 million).
The share of the ten major partners of Georgia in foreign trade turnover of the country was 68 percent.
In January-February, Georgia's foreign trade turnover amounted to $1.334 billion, which is two percent less than the same period of last year.
Exports amounted to $358 million (17 percent) and imports - $975 million (eight percent less).
In January-February, the negative trade balance was $617 million, or 46 percent of the total turnover.