Georgia Increases Clementine, Apple Exports
Georgia has exported 10,848 tonnes of clementines between August 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021 which is a 38% increase compared to the same period of 2019-2020, announces Georgian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection.
The volume of clementine exports is 23% more than it was in the same period of 2019-2020, while the value of exports increased by 15%, said the ministry.
Georgian clementines were mainly exported to Russia (22,000 tonnes), to Armenia (8,300 tonnes) and to Ukraine (5,300 tonnes).
In addition to these countries Georgian clementines were also exported to Moldova, Turkmenistan, Belarus, Lithuania, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, the United States of America, Germany and Kazakhstan.
In the same period Georgia exported 9,800 tonnes of apples, which is 13 times higher than in the same period of 2019-2020.
By exporting this amount of apples Georgia generated $4.2 million. The value of exports increased by $3.8 million.
Georgian apples were mainly exported to Russia (9,400 tonnes).
In addition, apples were exported to Kazakhstan, Armenia, Hungary, Turkmenistan, Singapore and Hong Kong.