Georgia exports large volume of wine to Turkmenistan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 28
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Georgia exported to Turkmenistan 61,875 tons of wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines, for a total amount of $186,000 from January through August 2020, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia told Trend.
Georgia exported to Turkmenistan 46,125 tons of the mentioned wine, for a total amount of $148,000 for the same period of last year, the report says. Meanwhile, the export of wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wines from Georgia to Turkmenistan during the whole last year amounted to $281,000.
The export of the same product to Turkmenistan amounted to 90,221 tons for a total amount of $286,000 from January through August 2018. For the whole of 2018, the amount of export of the same product to Turkmenistan from Georgia amounted to $457,000.
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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