Wine Export from Georgia Grew 54%

access_time2017-12-06 15:08:38

In January-November 2017, 70 million bottles of wine were exported from Georgia to 52 countries, which is 54% more than in the same period in 2016.

According to the National Wine Agency, wine exports amounted to $ 154.8 million which is 49% more than in the same period in 2016.

“In this period wine exports reached a 30-year high. A significant growth in exports to the US, the EU countries and Asia was recorded due to coordinated actions of the government and winemakers, the head of the Agency Giorgi Samanishvili says.

 The most noticeable was the growth in exports to the following countries - China - 38% (6 736 081 bottles), Russia - 76% (43 903 947), Ukraine - 48% (7 660 334), Poland - 12% (2 388 352), Latvia - 29% (1 467 464), Belarus - 59% (1 682 008), the USA - 51% (445 020), Germany - 49% (402 318), Israel - 172% (204 074), Mongolia - 82% (168 162), Japan - 8% (155 100) 176% (991 12), Azerbaijan 67% (111 522).

The largest importers of Georgian wine are Russia (43 903 947), Ukraine (7 660 334), China (6 736 081), Kazakhstan (3 096 879) and Poland (2 388 352).

Georgia  exported 16 337 174 bottles of brandy worth $ 35.3 million to 25 countries which is 75% more than in the same period in 2016.

In the same period, 251,000 bottles of vodka were exported to 22 countries, which is 170% more than in the same period in 2016, the revenue from the sales totaled  $ 767,000 which is 142% more than in the same period in 2016.

The total export of alcoholic products grew by 47% compared to the same period in 2016 and amounted to $ 257.7 million. 




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