Jan. 2021: Georgian domestic exports down 16.2%

  • The share of domestic exports in total exports constituted 74.1% and amounted to $166.4 million, 6.4% lower to the January 2020. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 19 Feb 2021 - 12:50, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia exported locally produced goods worth $224.4 million in January 2021, which is 16.2% lower year-on-year, announces the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). 

The share of domestic exports (export of locally produced goods and services, including those of foreign origin that have been substantially changed through local processing) in total exports constituted 74.1% and amounted to $166.4 million, 6.4% lower to the January 2020. 

The top trading partners were:

  1. Bulgaria ($26.7 million)
  2. China ($25.3 million)
  3. Turkey ($20.6 million)

In January-June 2020 copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equalling $332.4 million, or 30.8 per cent of total exports. 

In January 2021 copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equalling $49.7 million, or 29.9% of total exports. 

The exports of ferroalloys totalled $23.3 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 14%. The exports of natural or artificial mineral and aerated waters occupied the third place standing at $8.8 million and constituting 5.3% of the total exports. 

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