Georgia increases its exports of fruit and vegetable juices

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BAKOU, Azerbaijan, September 27

Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Georgia increased its fruit and vegetable juice exports by 56% from January to July 2021, compared to the same period last year, from 3,200 tonnes to 5,000 tonnes, Trend reports citing the National Board Georgia Statistics (Geostat).

According to Geostat, revenues from the export of fruit and vegetable juices also increased from $ 4.1 million to $ 6.1 million.

TOP-3 export destinations include:

Russia – 1,600 tons / $ 1.7 million;
United States – 854.4 tons / $ 1.1 million;
Germany – 647.1 tonnes / $ 880,500.

As for imports, in the first seven months of this year, Georgia purchased 2,000 tons of fruit and vegetable juices worth $ 2.7 million.

TOP-3 importing countries:

Ukraine – 938.8 tons / $ 728,700,
Turkey – 383.1 tonnes / $ 840,000,
Russia – 138.5 tons / $ 125,800.

From January to July 2021, Georgia’s foreign trade turnover reached $ 7.48 billion, up 21.7 percent from the same period last year.

Georgia’s exports amounted to $ 2.27 billion (an increase of 27.8%) and imports to $ 5.2 billion (an increase of 19.3%). The trade balance remained negative during this period – at the level of $ 2.93 billion.

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