an.-May. 2021: Georgian domestic exports up 24.4%
Georgia exported locally produced goods worth $1.53 billion in January-May 2021, which is 24.4% higher 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 73.1% and amounted to $1.12 billion, 26.6% higher to the same period of 2020”, said Geostat.
The top trading partners were:
China ($250 million)
Russia ($185.8 million)
Turkey ($125.9 million)
In January-May 2021 copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equalling $327.2 million, or 29.1% of total exports.
The exports of ferroalloys totalled $144.3 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 12.8%. The exports of wine of fresh grapes occupied the third place standing at $85 million and constituting 7.6% of the total exports.