Georgia’s August Export up 23%

access_time2017-09-13 16:57:13

 

 

According to preliminary information of the National Statistics Service, in August 2017 Georgia’s exports rose by 23% (+ $ 43.9mln) compared to August 2016, while imports dropped 6% (- $ 45mln).

 

In August 2016 exports rose $ 46mln compared to August 2015 but declined by $ 11.4mln compared to  August 2014.

 

In August 2017 Georgia’s exports amounted to  $ 236.1mln, imports - $699.7mln. Negative trade balance made $ 463.6mln that is $  89mln more compared to 2016. 

 

In January-August exports rose by 28.5% (+$ 373mln), while imports increased by 7.5% (+$ 345mln). 

 

Detailed information on Georgia’s  external trade will be published on September 19.




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