Georgia decreases export of wine from fresh grapes to Russia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb.20
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 3,258 tons of wine from fresh grapes to Russia in a total amount of $9.7 million in January 2020, which is 0,288 tons less compared to January 2019, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
In the reporting period, Georgia exported 10,567 tons of ferroalloy worth $94 million to Russia, having increased the export by 1,928 tons. Over the January 2019, 8,639 tons of ferroalloy totaling $9.1 million was exported from Georgia to Russia.
In January 2020, 4,624 tons of natural, mineral and aerated waters not containing added sugar, worth $3 million were exported from Georgia to Russia. This is $3 million more compared to January 2019.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported 521.3 tons of spirituous beverages in the amount of $2.4 million to Russia. In January 2019, export of spirituous beverages from Georgia to Russia amounted to 400.6 tons totaling $1.9 million.
As reported, Georgia exported 4,212 tons of citrus, fresh or dried fruit worth $2.4 million to Russia. This is 1.43 tons more compared to January 2019.
Russia ranks third in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
In January 2020, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia amounted to more than $106.04 million, which comprises 12 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $33.4 million to the Russian market, which is 12.7 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russian imported products worth $72.5 million to the Georgia market, which is 11.7 percent of total exports.
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