Review of Georgian export to China in January 2020
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb.21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 20,075 tons of copper ores to China in a total amount of $40.1 million in January 2020, Trend reports referring to National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
In the reporting period, Georgia exported 186.9 tons of wine of fresh grapes worth $678,800 to China. Over the same period of 2019, 390 tons of wine totaling $1.4 million was exported from Georgia to China.
Meanwhile, 0.9 tons composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents worth $410,700 were exported from Georgia to China. This is $282,200 more compared to January 2019.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported 241.7 tons of ginger, saffron, turmeric, thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices in the amount of $581,800 to China. During January 2019, export of ginger, saffron, turmeric, thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices from Georgia to China amounted to 94.9 tons totaling $153,700.
Meanwhile, Georgia exported 579.8 tons precious metal ores and concentrates worth $1.4 million to China.
China ranks second in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
In January 2020 the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and China amounted to more than $109.3 million, which is 12.4 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $44.3 million to the Chinese market, which is 16.9 percent of total exports from Georgia.
Meanwhile, China exported products worth $64.9 million to the Georgian market, which comprises 10.5 percent of total import to Georgia.
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