Georgia increases export of wine of fresh grapes to Russia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 19
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 39,783 tons of wine of fresh grapes to Russia in a total amount of $122.6 million from January through November 2019, which is 4,15 tons or $17,6 million more compared the same period last year, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
In the reporting period Georgia exported 100,221 tons of ferroalloy worth $107.3 million to Russia, having increased the export of ferroalloy by 3,096 tons. Over the same period last year, 103,317 tons of ferroalloy totaling $120.1 million were exported from Georgia to Russia.
Meanwhile, 89,705 tons of natural or artificial, mineral and aerated waters not containing added sugar, worth $56.6 million were exported from Georgia to Russia. This is 23,444 tons or $9.6 million more compared the same period last year.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported 6,415 tons spirituous beverages in the amount of $31.7 million to Russia. During 11 months of 2018, export of spirituous beverages from Georgia to Russia amounted to 4,602 tons totaling $18.9 million.
As reported, Georgia exported 44.6 tons of centrifuges worth $19 million to Russia. This is 26.3 tons or $5.5 million more compared the same period last year.
Russia ranks second in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
From January through November 2019, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia amounted to more than $1.3 billion, which is 11.5 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $453.9 million to the Russian market, which is 13.4 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russian imported products worth $868 million to the Georgia market, which is 10.7 percent of total exports.
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