Georgia's trade turnover with CIS countries increases by 2 percent
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 25 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
In January-February 2013, the foreign trade turnover of Georgia with the CIS countries amounted to $446 million, or two percent more compared to the same period last year. Exports amounted to $179 million (28 percent more), import - $ 267 million (10 percent less), 'Gruzstat' told Trend on Monday.
The share of these countries in the total foreign trade turnover of Georgia was 33 percent, including exports - 50 percent, imports - 27 percent (in the corresponding period of 2012 - 32, 46 and 28 percent, respectively).
The EU countries accounted for 14 percent of the trade deficit (in January-February 2012 - 21 percent). A negative balance of trade with the CIS countries decreased by 44 percent compared to the same period in 2012.