Turkey, Russia, China Georgia's top trading partners in Jan.-Aug. 2021

  • Overall, Georgia’s external trade turnover amounted to $8.68 billion in January-August 2021, which is 22.3% higher compared to the same period of the last year. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 20 Sep 2021 - 11:28, Tbilisi,Georgia

Turkey ($1.28 billion), Russia ($1.01 billion) and China ($941.3 million) are Georgia's top trading partners in total external trade turnover in January-August 2021, show preliminary data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia.

In the reporting period Georgia's top trading partners by exports were China ($421.8 million), Russia ($377.1 million) and Azerbaijan ($347 million), while top trading partners by imports were Turkey ($1.07 billion), Russia ($634.8 million) and China ($519.5 million).

The top three export items were the following:

  • Copper ores and concentrates - $517.9 million, 19.8% of total exports
  • Motor cars - $293.4 million, 11.2% of total exports
  • Ferro-alloys totalled - $265.5 million, 10.2% of total exports

The top import commodities were as follows:

  • Motor cars - $547.6 million, 9% of total imports
  • Petroleum and petroleum oils - $492.1 million, 8.1% of total imports
  • Copper ores and concentrates - $445.9 million, 7.3% of total imports

Overall, Georgia’s external trade turnover amounted to $8.68 billion in January-August 2021, which is 22.3% higher compared to the same period of the last year.

The value of exports increased 26% and totalled $2.61 billion, while imports also increased 20.7%, amounting to $6.07 billion.

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