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External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-May 2016 (Preliminary)

External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-May 2016 (Preliminary)

External Merchandise Trade (excluding non-organized trade) of Georgia amounted to USD 4070 million in January-May 2016 (preliminary data), grew by 3 percent from the same period of the previous year.

The value of export decreased by 12 percent reaching USD 780 million, while the import grew by 8 percent and amounted to USD 3290 million with respect to January-May of the previous year.

The trade deficit equaled USD 2509 million and its share in trade turnover constituted 62 percent.

Detailed data on external merchandise trade of Georgia will be published on 20 June, 2016.

The table below shows dynamics of the external merchandise trade statistics indicators in January-May 2012-2016.

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Source: GeoStat