Exports of knitwear from Georgia to Turkey down
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.23
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 877.4 tons of knitted goods to Turkey for a total amount of $27.1 million from January through August 2020, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
On an annualized basis, Georgia reduced the export of knitwear by 323 tons. During the same period of last year, 1,200 tons of knitted goods totaling $25.4 million were exported from Georgia to Turkey.
From January through August 2020, Georgia exported 424.1 tons of men's or boys' suits, ensembles, trousers, knitted or crocheted goods, to Turkey for a total amount of $10.7 million, which is 8.2 tons less compared to the same period last year.
In turn, in the reporting period, Georgia imported 415.2 tons of other made up articles, including dress patterns from Turkey for a total amount of $8.8 million.
On an annualized basis, Georgia decreased the import of other made up textile articles, including dress patterns from Turkey by 385.5 tons. From January through August 2019, 850.3 tons of other made up textile articles, including dress patterns were imported by Georgia from Turkey for a total of $19.4 million.
Turkey ranked first in Georgia’s commodity circulation in the reporting period.
From January through August 2020, total imports from Turkey to Georgia amounted to $840.7 million. In turn, Georgia exported goods worth $129.6 million to Turkey.
The foreign trade turnover of Georgia with Turkey in the reporting period exceeded $970.3 million, which is 13.8 percent of Georgia's total trade turnover.
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