Republic of Georgia: Fruit and nut exports soaring

According to the National Statistics Service of Georgia (Geostat), the volume of exports of fruits and nuts from Georgia amounted to $69.68 million in value, from January through August 2020. The share of fruits and nuts in Georgia’s total exports for the reported period amounted to 3.4 percent.

The major part of exports accounted for hazelnuts - $28.30 million, peaches, including nectarines - $20.07 million, tangerines - $3.84 million, blueberries and other berries - $3.79 million, bananas - $2.28 million, oranges - $1.82 million, apples - $1.63 million, lemons - $1.15 million and figs - $950,000.

Compared to the same period last year, the export of fruits increased by 45.2 percent. In the first six months of 2019, the volume of exports of fruits and nuts amounted to $29.19 million. Their share in the total volume of Georgian exports was 1.6 percent.

Export statistics of goods to Russia
Georgia exported 19,86 tons of apricots, cherries, peaches, plums, and sloes to Russia in a total amount of $19.3 million from January through September 2020.

From January through September 2020, the foreign trade turnover between Georgia and Russia exceeded $934.6 million, which comprises 11.5 percent of the total trade turnover of Georgia.

Menafn.com claims that during the reporting period, Georgia exported products worth $308.6 million to the Russian market, which is 12.8 percent of total exports.

Source: en.trend.az


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