Georgia Gains $578 Million from Tourism in January-March 2019

Georgia Gains $578 Million from Tourism in January-March 2019

National Tourism Administration of Georgia published the statistics about the visits of tourists and the income from international travels. The data is based on the information provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. In April 2019, 647,770 international visits took place in Georgia, which is more by 4.6% compared to the same period […]

Georgia’s economy grows 6% in March 2019

Georgia’s economy grows 6% in March 2019

Georgia’s economy is growing steadily, show the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). The estimated real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in March 2019 equaled 6%, while the estimated average real GDP growth for the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 equaled 4.7% year-on-year. Last month the estimated real growth, compared […]

What were Georgia’s main exports and imports in Jan-March 2019?

What were Georgia’s main exports and imports in Jan-March 2019?

Copper ores and concentrates, motor cars and ferroalloys are Georgia’s top export items in January-March 2019, announces the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). More specifically, copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equalling $135.6 million, or 16.4% of total exports. The re-export of motor cars totalled […]

Q1 of 2019: Georgia hosts over 1.5 million international Travellers

Q1 of 2019: Georgia hosts over 1.5 million international Travellers

Georgia hosted 882,130 tourists (+5.1%) and 1,617,548 international travellers (+2.2) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA). The countries with the most significant increase were: Israel (+114.6%) China (+59.3%) Saudi Arabia (+52.8%) A positive trend was maintained by visitors from the European Union: Latvia (+84.5%) Slovakia (+81.8%) The […]

DCFTA benefits: Georgia-EU trade turnover up 17.7% in 2018

DCFTA benefits: Georgia-EU trade turnover up 17.7% in 2018

Trade turnover between Georgia and EU increased by 17.7% in comparison to 2017 and reached $3.35 billion in 2018, much in part thanks to the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) agreement with the EU. Exports grew by 11.5% and reached $730.3 million while imports grew by 19.5% and reached $2.62 billion, said Deputy […]

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 4.3% in March 2019

Number of tourists visiting Georgia increases 4.3% in March 2019

Georgia hosted 328,486 tourists in March 2019, showing an increase of 4.3% year-on-year (y/y) announces the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA). The countries with the most significant increase were: Switzerland (+154) Israel (+73%) China (+57.2%) Kazakhstan (+50.1%) Saudi Arabia (+34.1%) A positive trend was maintained by visitors from the European Union: Slovakia (+102.9%) Latvia (+82.1%) […]

Georgia’s economy grows 4.6% in February 2019

Georgia’s economy grows 4.6% in February 2019

Georgia’s economy is growing steadily, show the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). The estimated real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in February 2019 equalled 4.6%, while in January-February it was 4.1% year-on-year (y/y). Last month the estimated real growth, compared to the same period of the previous year, was […]

January-February 2019: Georgia’s external trade with EU up 6.3%, with CIS up 2.8%

January-February 2019: Georgia’s external trade with EU up 6.3%, with CIS up 2.8%

Georgia is increasing its role as an important trade partner the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), while trade turnover with the European Union decreased this year. In January-February 2019, trade turnover with EU countries decreased by 6.3% (amounted to $422.4 million) and with CIS countries by 2.8% year-on-year (y/y) (amounted to $627.7 million), show the […]

Georgia’s external trade up 3.6% in Jan-Feb 2019

Georgia’s external trade up 3.6% in Jan-Feb 2019

Georgia’s external trade grew by 3.6% in January-February 2019, reaching $1.73 billion, says the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). In the reporting period the value of Georgian exports increased by 13.2% to $505 million, while the value of imports also increased 0.1% to $1.23 billion with respect to January-February 2018, said Geostat. Last year […]

Passenger traffic up by 25% at Georgian airports in Jan-Feb 2019

Passenger traffic up by 25% at Georgian airports in Jan-Feb 2019

Georgia’s three international airports served 625,236 passengers in January-February 2019, which is a 25% increase in comparison to last year, says the United Airports of Georgia. 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 […]