Georgia's bean imports decrease
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 18
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Bean imports to Georgia decreased by 22.5 percent, from 4,000 tons to 3,100 tons in 7 months of 2021, Trend reports with reference to the National Statistical Office of Georgia (Geostat).
According to Geostat, the amount paid for beans imports from January through July 2021 was $1.8 million, while $2.2 million was spent on beans imports in the same period last year.
According to Geostat, Georgia supplies beans mainly from Uzbekistan (1,800 tons / $1.1 million) and Canada (600 tons /$469,900).
From January through July 2021, Georgia's foreign trade turnover reached $7.48 billion, which is 21.7 percent more than the same period last year.
Georgia's exports amounted to $2.27 billion (an increase of 27.8 percent), and imports - $5.2 billion (an increase of 19.3 percent).
The trade balance remained negative during this period - at the level of $2.93 billion.
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