Georgia increases import of medicines from Turkey

Finance Materials 21 October 2019 18:41 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 21

By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia increased import of medicines from Turkey from January through September 2019, Trend reports referring to the Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).

Some 1,025 tons of medicines worth a total of $64.4 million were exported from Turkey to Georgia.

Over the same period last year, 559 tons of medicines were exported from Turkey to Georgia, totaling $41.7 million.

For nine months of 2019, total imports to Georgia from Turkey amounted to $1.1 billion. In turn, Georgia exported goods worth $155 million to Turkey.

The foreign trade turnover of Georgia with Turkey from January to August 2019 exceeded $1.2 billion, which is 14.1 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.

The Geostat report notes that Turkey remains the largest trading partner for Georgia.


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