20.Jul .2020 17:27

Export of 6 major commodity groups out of 10 is declined

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Geostat published a new report, According to it, in January-June 2020 the exports of Georgia (excluding non-declared exports) equaled USD 1, 5 million, 16.0 percent lower year-on-year. Share of the domestic exports in total export constituted 71.7 percent and amounted to USD 1 078.1 million, 3.0 percent lower to the January-June 2019.

In January-June 2020 copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equaling USD 332.4 million, or 30.8 percent of total exports.

The exports of ferro-alloys totaled USD 117.1 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 10.9 percent. The Wine of fresh grapes exports occupied the third place standing at USD 91.0 million and constituting 8.4 percent of the total exports.

TOP-10 of MAJOR COMMODITY GROUPS BY DOMESTIC EXPORTS

1. Copper ores and concentrates – 332.4 million USD
2. Ferro-alloys – 117.1 million USD
3. Wine and Fresh Grapes – 91.0 million USD
4. Precious metal ores and concentrates – 64.7 million USD
5. Waters, natural or artificial mineral and aerated waters – 49.4 million USD
6. Gold - 44.9 million USD
7. Nitrogenous fertilizers – 44.2 million USD
8. Spirituous beverages – 35.3 million USD
9. Flours, meals and pellets, unfit for human consumption; greaves – 19.8 million USD
10. T-shirts knitted – 19.6 million USD
Others: 259.6 million USD