Exports from Georgia to EU countries up
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 20
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
In 2019, the exports from Georgia to the EU countries amounted to $825.7 million (13 percent higher compared to 2018) and constituted 21.9 percent of total exports, Trend reports referring to the Georgian National Statistical Office (Geostat).
Meanwhile, the imports amounted to $2.3 billion (7.4 percent lower) with 25.6 percent in total imports.
The external trade turnover of Georgia with the EU countries amounted to $3.14 billion, showing a 2.8 percent decrease compared to the corresponding indicator of 2018.
In 2019, the exports to the CIS countries stood at $2 billion (20 percent higher compared to 2018) and reached 53.1 percent of total exports, while the imports equaled $2.4 billion (9.5 percent lower) with 26.9 percent in total imports.
The trade turnover of Georgia with the CIS countries totaled $4.4 billion (1.8 percent higher).
In 2019, the external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to $12.8 billion, 2.7 percent higher year-on-year.
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