The Republic of Georgia imported 17,400 tons of onions worth $5.3 million from January through July 2021. Most of the imports during this period fell on Turkey - 14,500 tons of onions (for $4.4 million).
Now, Georgia has reduced imports of onions by 14.7 percent compared from January through July 2020 (20,4 00 tons for $6.7 million). From January through July 2021, Georgia's foreign trade turnover reached $7.48 billion, which is 21.7 percent more than the same period last year.
Georgia's exports amounted to $2.27 billion (an increase of 27.8 percent), and imports - $5.2 billion (an increase of 19.3 percent). The trade balance remained negative during this period - at the level of $2.93 billion.