Georgian exports: Fruits up 41% while vegetables down 11% in 2020

The National Statistics Office of Georgia has issued a statement saying the volume of exports of fruits and nuts equalled $171.76 million in 2020.

Compared to the previous year, fruit exports increased by 41.0%. The share of fruits and nuts in Georgia’s total exports worth $3342.14 million was 5.1%. The top exported goods in the group were hazelnuts ($91.09 million), mandarins ($21.74 million), peaches, including nectarines ($21.45 million), persimmons ($5.68 million), apples ($5.10 million), blueberries, and other Vaccinium berries ($3.82 million), oranges ($2.62 million), bananas ($2.54 million), lemons ($1.96 million), plums ($1.80 million), figs ($1.29 million), and walnuts ($1.13 million). The top exported product among dried fruits was dried apples ($0.61 million).

The export of vegetables in 2020 amounted to $10.32 million. The share of vegetables in the total exports of Georgia for the same period was 0.3%. The most exported goods in the group were tomatoes ($2.13 million), potatoes ($1.07 million), eggplants ($0.90 million), mushrooms of the Agaricus family ($0.82 million), and cucumbers ($0.79 million). The exports of vegetables in comparison with the previous year decreased by 10.6%.


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