BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 19
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 5,742 tons of wine of fresh grapes to Russia in a total amount of $17.6 million in January-February 2020, which is 1,855 tons less compared to January-February 2019, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
In the reporting period, Georgia exported 17,617 tons of ferroalloy worth $15.9 million to Russia, having decreased the export of ferroalloy by 1,805 tons. Over the same period last year, 19,422 tons of ferroalloy totaling $21.4 million was exported from Georgia to Russia.
Meanwhile, 10,940 tons of natural, mineral and aerated waters not containing added sugar, worth $6.6 million were exported from Georgia to Russia. This is3,284 tons less compared to the same period of 2019.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported 863.3 tons of spirituous beverages in the amount of $4.1 million to Russia. During January-February 2019, export of spirituous beverages from Georgia to Russia amounted to 1,148 tons totaling $5.4 million.
As reported, Georgia exported 5,174 tons of citrus fruit, fresh or dried worth $4.1 million to Russia.
Russia ranks third in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
In January-February 2020, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia amounted to more than $199.02 million, which is 10.7 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $60.3 million to the Russian market, which is 11.5 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russian imported products worth $138.6 million to the Georgia market, which is 10.4 percent of total exports.
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