Georgia increases import of petroleum, petroleum oils from Russia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb.21
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Russia exported 23,403 tons of petroleum and petroleum oils to Georgia in a total amount of $14.1 million in January 2020, which is 7.19 tons more compared to January 2019, Trend reports referring to Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
In the reporting period, Russia exported 27,731 tons of wheat and meslin worth $6.1 million to Georgia. Russia increased the export of wheat and meslin by 5,661 tons. Over the January 2019, 22,070 tons of wheat and meslin totaling $4.9 million were exported from Russia to Georgia.
In January 2020, electrical energy worth $6.8 million was exported from Russia to Georgia.
During the reporting period, Russia exported 32,529 tons of petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons in the amount of $9.7 million to Georgia. In January 2019, export of petroleum gases and other gaseous substances from Russia to Georgia amounted to 1,811 tons totaling $674,900.
In January 2020, Russia exported 2.1 tons of telephone sets worth $3.1 million to Georgia. This is $1.2 million more compared to January 2019.
Russia ranks third in Georgia’s commodity circulation.
In January 2020, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia amounted to more than $106.04 million, which comprises 12 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.
During the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $33.4 million to the Russian market, which is 12.7 percent of total exports.
Meanwhile, Russian imported products worth $72.5 million to the Georgia market, which is 11.7 percent of total exports.
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