Georgia increases import of petroleum and petroleum oils from Russia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.20
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Russia exported 333,299 tons of petroleum and petroleum oils to Georgia in a total amount of $199.9 million in 2019, which is 31,761 tons more compared to 2018, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
In the reporting period. Russia exported 430,236 tons of wheat and meslin worth $90.6 million to Georgia. Russia has decreased the export of wheat and meslin to Georgia by 53,269 tons. Over 2018, 483,505 tons of wheat and meslin totaling $95.7 million were exported from Russia to Georgia.
In 2019, 119,477 tons of coke and semi-coke of coal worth $32.1 million were exported from Russia to Georgia. This is 23,015 tons less compared to 2018.
During the reporting period, Russia exported 142,686 tons of petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons in the amount of $41.8 million to Georgia. During 2018, export of petroleum gases and other gaseous from Russia to Georgia amounted to 38,885 tons totaling $13.6 million.
Russia ranks second in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
In 2019, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia amounted to more than $1.4 billion, which is 11.5 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $497.1 million to the Russian market, which is 13.2 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russia imported products worth $975.9 million to the Georgia market, which is 10.8 percent of total exports.
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