Exports of knitwear from Georgia to Turkey down
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgia exported 1,041 tons of knitted goods to Turkey for a total amount of $31.3 million from January through October 2020, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
On an annualized basis, Georgia reduced the export of knitwear by 439 tons. During the same period of last year, 1,480 tons of knitted goods totaling $30.9 million were exported from Georgia to Turkey.
From January through October 2020, Georgia exported 514 tons of men's or boys' suits, ensembles, trousers, knitted or crocheted goods, to Turkey for a total amount of $12.8 million.
In turn, in the reporting period, Georgia imported 1,186 tons of other made up articles, including dress patterns from Turkey for a total amount of $24.9 million.
On an annualized basis, Georgia decreased the import of other made up textile articles, including dress patterns from Turkey by 363 tons. From January through October 2019, 1,549 tons of other made up textile articles, including dress patterns were imported by Georgia from Turkey for a total of $22.9 million.
Turkey ranked first in Georgia’s commodity circulation in the reporting period.
From January through October 2020, total imports from Turkey to Georgia amounted to $1.13 billion. In turn, Georgia exported goods worth $156.2 million to Turkey.
The foreign trade turnover of Georgia with Turkey in the reporting period exceeded $1.28 billion, which is 14.1 percent of Georgia's total trade turnover.
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