Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 8% in Jan-July 2019: Most visitors from Russia

Georgia hosted 2,697,624 tourists (+8%) and 4,961,918 international travellers (+7.8%) in January-July 2019, announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA). Most visitors came from: Russia (+22.1%) Azerbaijan (+5.6%) Armenia (+2.9%) Turkey (-0.3%) The countries with the most significant increase were: Tajikistan (+242.3%) Uzbekistan (+155.5%) Kyrgyzstan (+102.3%) China (+52.8%) Saudi Arabia (+52.6%) Kazakhstan (+54%) A positive […]

Georgian  economy grows 5% in June 2019

Georgian economy grows 5% in June 2019

The Georgian GDP has increased 5% in June 2019, show the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). Geostat reports that GDP has grown 4.9% overall in January – June 2019. Geostat Director Gogita Todradze said the financial sector observed a decrease in June while all the other sectors experienced growth including […]

Georgia among top 50 in Global Innovation Index 2019 rankings for first time

Georgia among top 50 in Global Innovation Index 2019 rankings for first time

Georgia has been put on the list of top 50 countries under the Global Innovations Index rankings in 2019. Georgia is ranked 48th, while it came in 59th in 2018. Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency reports that ‘Georgia’s high-tech import, export of information and communications services (ICT) and industrial designs’ has caused the progress. Georgia […]

Georgia’s external trade at $5.96 bln in Jan-June 2019

Georgia’s external trade at $5.96 bln in Jan-June 2019

Georgia’s external trade decreased by 0.6 percent and reached $5.96 billion in January-June 2019, says the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). The value of Georgian exports increased by 11.5 percent to $1.77 billion, while the value of imports decreased by 4.9 percent to $4.19 billion with respect to 2018, said Geostat. In the reporting […]

Passenger traffic up by 18.24% at Georgian airports in Jan-June 2019

Passenger traffic up by 18.24% at Georgian airports in Jan-June 2019

Georgia’s three international airports served 2,489,823 passengers in January-June 2019, which is a 18.24% increase in comparison to last year, says the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency. The number of passengers who took regular or charter flights in Georgia increased in all three main airports of the country: Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli International Airport, Batumi Aleksandre Kartveli […]

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 18% in June 2019

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 18% in June 2019

Georgia hosted 471,979 tourists (+18%) and 873,966 international travellers (+20.2%) in June 2019, announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA). Most visitors came from: Russia (+30.8%) Turkey (+45.8%) Azerbaijan (+8.8%) Armenia (+9.7%) The countries with the most significant increase were: Saudi Arabia (+127.7%) Jordan (+91.4%) Kazakhstan (+78.4%) China (+52.9%) Korea (+48%) Turkey (+45.8%) A positive […]

Georgia’s economy grows 4.7% in May 2019

Georgia’s economy grows 4.7% in May 2019

The estimated real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in May 2019 equalled 4.7%, while the estimated average real GDP growth for the first five months of 2019 equalled 4.9% year-on-year, says the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). Last month the estimated real growth, compared to the same period of the previous year, was […]

Georgia external trade amounts to $4.9 billion in January-March 2019

Georgia external trade amounts to $4.9 billion in January-March 2019

Georgia’s external trade stands at $4.9 billion in January-May 2019 – a 1.1 per cent increase compared to the same data from last year, Georgia’s National Statistics Office (GeoStat) says in its preliminary report for the period. GeoStat states that exports in the first four months of the year amounted to $1.4 billion, which is more […]

Georgia’s external trade at $4.95 billion in Jan-May 2019

Georgia’s external trade at $4.95 billion in Jan-May 2019

Georgia’s external trade amounted to $4.95 billion in January-May 2019, says the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). This was one per cent higher year-on-year. In the reporting period the value of Georgian exports increased by 14.2% to $1.46 billion, while the value of imports decreased by 3.6% to $3.49 billion with respect to 2018, […]

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 18% in May 2019

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 18% in May 2019

Georgia hosted 424,514 tourists (+18%) and 723,160 international travellers (+14.2) in May 2019, announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA). The countries with the most significant increase were: Kirgizstan (+135.4%) Uzbekistan (+90.5%) Kazakhstan (+84.6%) China (+56.4%) Belarus (+45.8%) A positive trend was maintained by visitors from the European Union: The United Kingdom (+48.2%) Sweden (+31.2%) […]