Georgia’s domestic exports (exports without re-exports) amounted to $526.3 million in January-February, up by 4.5% YoY, showed the preliminary data from 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 65.6% (+1.5%) and amounted to $345.1 million, said Geostat.
In the reporting period the share of the top 10 trading partners by domestic exports in the total domestic exports of Georgia amounted to 81.2%. The top partners were: China ($62.9 million), Russia ($53.8 million) and Bulgaria ($50.6 million).
In January-February, copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equaling $89.2 million, or 25.8% of total exports.
The exports of ferroalloys totaled $42.2 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 12.2%. The wine of fresh grapes exports occupied the third place standing at $28.3 million and constituting 8.2% of the total exports. (Agenda/Business World Magazine)