Motor cars rank first in list of top export items in Georgia

Business Materials 19 March 2020 12:48 (UTC +04:00)
Motor cars rank first in list of top export items in Georgia

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 19

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Motor cars reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items of Georgia in January-February 2020, equaling $99.6 million or 18.9 percent of total exports, Trend reports referring to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

As reported, the exports of copper ores and concentrates ranked second totaling $89.2 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 16.9 percent.

The precious metal ores and concentrates exports occupied the third place standing at $42.4 million and constituting 8.1 percent of the total exports.

The top import commodities in January-February 2020 were motor cars whose imports equaled $108.3 million (8.2 percent of the total imports).

The petroleum and petroleum oils followed with $105.7 million or 8 percent of imports. The petroleum gases and other gaseous were third in the top import commodity list with $104.4 million (7.9 percent of imports).

The external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to $1.85 billion in January-February 2020, 6 percent higher compared to the same period of 2019.


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