January has turned out successful for the exporters in the EU, as well as in the CIS space. According to Geostat, foreign trade turnover with the EU has made up 137 million USD in January, 2016, which is less by 25% comparing to the same indexes of the previous year.
At that, export has merely been 38 million USD, less by 38%, while import – 99 million USD, less by 18% comparing to the previous index. The share of these countries has made up 26% in the turnover of Georgian foreign trade, at that 31% in the export and 24% – in the import (respectively, 26, 39 and 23 in January, 2015).
As for the second trade space – the CIS countries, foreign trade turnover with them has made up 166 million USD in January, 2016 (less by 19% comparing to 2015).
At that, export has been 30 million USD , less by 46%, while import 137 million USD, less by 9. The share of the CIS countries has been 32% in Georgian foreign trade turnover, including 24% in the export and 34% – in the import.