Georgia, Tbilisi, October 16/Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
Georgia's foreign trade turnover amounted to $7.59 billion in January-September 2013 which is 0.1 per cent less than the figures in the same period of 2012, a preliminary report of the GruzStat (Georgian National Statistical Service published on Wednesday said.
During the reported period, Georgia's exports increased by 14 per cent compared to January-September 2012 and were equal to $2.02 billion. In total, about $5.57 billion worth of goods was imported into the country in the first seven months of 2013 which is four per cent less than the volume of imports in the same period of 2012.
The country's trade deficit in January-September 2013 stood at $3.55 billion or 47 per cent of the foreign trade turnover.
The preliminary data doesn't take into account the turnover of other types of trading. A specified report will be published by the service on October 24.