Copper ore, concentrates lead in Georgia's exports
Baku, Azerbaijan, October 21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items of Georgia from January through September 2019, equaling $476.4 million or 17.5 percent of total exports, Trend reports via the Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
The exports of cars totaled $454.3 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 16.7 percent. The ferro-alloys exports held third place standing at $240 million and constituting 8.8 percent of the total exports.
The top import commodities from January through September 2019 were petroleum and petroleum oils whose imports equaled $543.2 million (8.4 percent of the total imports).
The vehicles followed in the list with $483.2 million or 7.5 percent of imports.
The copper ores and concentrates were third in the top import commodity list with $412.4 million (6.4 percent of imports).
The external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to $9.19 billion from January through September 2019, 0.5 percent higher year-on-year.
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