Georgia slightly ups import of grain, legumes from Turkey
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.23
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Export of grain and legumes from Turkey to Georgia rose by 2.98 percent in the past 8 months of 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, exceeding $19.4 million, the Turkish Trade Ministry told Trend on Sept. 23.
According to the ministry, in August 2020, Turkey exported grain and legumes worth slightly above $1.9 million to Georgia, which is by 3.14 percent less than in August 2019.
Turkey's exports of grain and legumes to world markets made up $4.6 billion from January through August 2020, up by 7.8 percent compared to the same period of last year.
The ministry noted that the export of grain and legumes amounted to 4.9 percent of the country's total exports during the reporting period.
In August of the current year, Turkey exported the grain and legumes to international markets in the amount of over $545 million, which is 13.4 percent more compared to August 2019, the ministry said.
Turkey’s export of grain and legumes in August 2020 accounted for 4.8 percent of the country's total exports.
Over the past 12 months (from August 2019 through August 2020), Turkey exported the grain and legumes worth over $7.1 billion.
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