Georgia is increasing its role as an important trade partner for the European Union (EU), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and other countries.
In January-February 2018, trade turnover with EU countries increased by 10.8 percent and with CIS countries by 26.5 percent year-on-year (y/y), says the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).
In the reporting period trade turnover with EU countries amounted to $446.5 million, while with the CIS counties external trade of Georgia reached $620.2 million.
Overall, Georgia’s top 10 trade partners in January-February 2018 made for 68.8 percent of the country’s total trade turnover, with Turkey ($242.8 million), Russia ($198.6 million) and Azerbaijan ($182.2 million) filling the top three spots.
What are Georgia's main exports?
Georgia's top exported commodities in January-February 2018 were:
Share of major commodity groups by exports in January-February 2018. Image from Geostat.
What are Georgia's main imports?
Georgia's top imported commodities were:
Share of major commodity groups by imports in January-February 2018. Image from Geostat.
*More about External Trade of Georgia can be found here.