Georgia reveals total volume of water exports to Turkmenistan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 28
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Georgia exported to Turkmenistan 191,514 tons of natural or artificial mineral water and carbonated water, not containing added sugars or other sweeteners for a total amount of $169,000, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia told Trend.
Georgia exported to Turkmenistan 278,311 tons of a similar product, for a total amount of $251,000 for the same period of last year, the ministry said. Meanwhile, the export of natural or artificial mineral water and carbonated water, not containing added sugar or other sweeteners from Georgia to Turkmenistan during last year amounted to $488,000.
The export of the same product to Turkmenistan amounted to 110,808 tons for a total amount of $100,000 from January through August 2018. For the whole of 2018, the amount of export of the same product to Turkmenistan from Georgia amounted to 261,141 tons, for a total amount of $235,000.
Georgian ministry noted that the total amount of export of all products from Georgia to Turkmenistan from January through August 2020 amounted to $740,600, for the all 2019 - over $2 million, for the all 2018 - $982,500.
In terms of the COVID-19 effect to export, the ministry noted that during COVID-19, Georgia has continued the working process with the usual regime in the agricultural sector, and this period has not affected the volumes of production in the country.
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