Geostat reveals volume of Russian export to Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.22
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Russia exported 239,676 tons of oil and oil products to Georgia for a total amount of $86.7 million from January through August 2020, which is 40,066 tons less compared to the same period last year, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
Also, in the reporting period, Russia exported 222,840 tons of wheat and meslin worth $49.2 million to Georgia, which shows an increase of 49,685 tons. In the period from January through July 2019, 173,155 tons of wheat and meslin totaling $37.8 million were exported from Russia to Georgia.
Other exports in the same period included:
- 16 tons of telephone sets worth $19.1 million
- 82,049 tons of petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons in the amount of $24.4 million
During the same period last year, the export of petroleum gases and other gases from Russia to Georgia amounted to 64,486 tons totaling $19.3 million.
Meanwhile, Russia exported 24,453 tons of sunflower-seed, safflower or cotton-seed oil and fractions thereof worth $20.8 million to Georgia, which is 1,613 tons more compared to the same period last year.
From January through August 2020, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia exceeded $820.6 million, which comprises 11.7 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $266.04 million to the Russian market, which is 12.8 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russian exported products worth $554.5 million to the Georgian market, which is 11.2 percent of total imports to Georgia.
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