Azerbaijan remains second largest foreign trade partner of Georgia
Tbilisi, Georgia, June 24
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Azerbaijan remains the second largest foreign trade partner of Georgia; the trade turnover between the two countries was $489 million in January-May, 2014, Georgia's National Statistics Office (GeoStat) said on June 24.
Azerbaijan is the largest export market for Georgia and accounts for 20.5 percent of Georgia's total export volume.
The country exported some $240.4 million worth of goods and services to Azerbaijan during the reporting period.
At the same time, Georgia imported some $249 million worth of goods and services from Azerbaijan, which accounts for 7.5 percent of its total import.
Turkey is the largest trade partner of Georgia; the trade turnover between the two countries stood at $776 million. China ranked third among the country's foreign trade partners for the first time ($309 million).
Georgia's foreign trade turnover made $4.498 billion in January-May, 2014, which is by 16 percent more than in the same period of 2013.
The country's export totaled $1.175 billion (an increase by 17 percent), while its import amounted to $3.322 billion (an increase by 15 percent).
Edited by CN