Turkmenistan increases exports of various products to Georgia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 29
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan exported various products to Georgia for a total of $ 597,300 from January through August 202, the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia told Trend.
Meanwhile, Turkmen exports to Georgia amounted to $173,200 for the same period of last year, and - $240,100 for the whole last year.
Data for 2017, 2016, and 2015 shows that the amount of Georgia's imports of Turkmen products for the entire year is equal to the amount from January through August. In particular, in 2017, the number of Turkmen exports to Georgia was equal to $53,300, in 2016 – $34,200, and in 2015 – $41,400.
As earlier the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia told Trend, Turkmenistan and Georgia maintained an upward in freight transportation between Turkmenistan and Georgia despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 and its negative impact on global supply chains.
“Freight volumes transported between Georgia and Turkmenistan via road and rail increased by 7.9 percent from January through May 2020,” said earlier the source.
The Georgian ministry earlier noted that in 2019, more than 300,000 tons of goods were transported between Turkmenistan and Georgia via road in transit, and nearly 920,000 tons of goods were transported via rail.
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