Georgia reduces import of medicaments from Turkey

Business Materials 22 July 2020 22:06 (UTC +04:00)
Georgia reduces import of medicaments from Turkey

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 22

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia imported 301 tons of medicaments in measured dose, totaling $24.8 million from Turkey from January through June 2020, Trend reports referring to National Statistics Office (Geostat).

On an annualized basis, Georgia decreased the medicaments' import from Turkey by 432.5 tons.

Over the same period last year, 724.5 tons of medicaments put up in measured doses were imported by Georgia from Turkey for a total amount of $45.4 million.

Turkey ranked first in Georgia’s commodity circulation in the reporting period.

From January through June 2020, total imports from Turkey to Georgia amounted to $595.2 million. In turn, Georgia exported goods worth $102.2 million to Turkey.

The foreign trade turnover of Georgia with Turkey in the reporting period exceeded $697.4 million, which is 13.8 percent of Georgia's total trade turnover.


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