Copper ores and concentrates rank first in list of top export items in Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 19
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items in Georgia from January through November 2019, equaling $601.9 million or 17.8 percent of total exports, Trend reports with reference to National Statistical Office of Georgia (Geostat).
As reported, the exports of motor cars totaled $594.6 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 17.6 percent.
The ferroalloy exports occupied the third place standing at $261.2 million and constituting 7.7 percent of the total exports.
The top import commodities from January through November 2019 were petroleum and petroleum oils; their imports to Georgia equaled $685.8 million (8.4 percent of the total imports).
The motor cars followed in the list with $579.4 million or 7.1 percent of imports.
The copper ores and concentrates were third in the top import commodity list with $545.1 million (6.7 percent of imports).
The external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to $11.5 billion from January through November 2019, 1.4 percent higher year-on-year. The exports equaled $3.4 billion (11.7 percent higher), while the imports stood at $8.1 billion (2.3 percent lower).
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