08.Mar .2021 14:00

Georgia imported milk powder worth 101 mln USD in 2015-2020

Georgia imported milk powder worth 101 mln USD in 2015-2020
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Georgia bought milk powder worth 101 million USD in 2015-2020. According to Geostat, imports of milk powder is increasing.

Imports of milk powder to Georgia

2015 - $ 13 million
2016 - $ 15 million
2017 - $ 20 million
2018 - $ 15 million
2019 - $ 18 million
2020 - $ 20 million

As for the importing countries, according to 2020 statistics, Georgia buys milk powder mainly from Ukraine, Belarus and France. France and Germany are also in the top five of importing countries.

The import of milk is also growing y-o-y. Among the importing countries are Ukraine, Russia and Iran. Georgia also buys small quantities of non-condensed milk from France and Poland.

Import of milk to Georgia

2015 - $ 3.1 million
2016 - $ 3.2 million
2017 - $ 4.3 million
2018 - $ 5.6 million
2019 - $ 8.2 million
2020 - $ 8 million

According to Geostat, milk production in Georgia was declining since 2014; while it started growing from 2018 and exceeded 572 million liters last year. However, the local milk production does not meet the country's food consumption.

For example, local production was 562 million liters in 2019, consumption of dairy products reached 678 thousand tons.