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External Merchandise Trade Grew by 8 Percent

External Merchandise Trade Grew by 8 Percent

According to Georgia’s National Statistics Office External Merchandise Trade (excluding non-organized trade) of Georgia amounted to USD 3287 million in January-April 2016 (preliminary data).

Thus, it grew by 8 percent from the same period of the previous year.

The value of export decreased by 12 percent reaching USD 608 million, while the import grew by 14 percent and amounted to USD 2679 million with respect to January-April of the previous year.

The trade deficit equaled USD 2071 million and its share in trade turnover constituted 63 percent.

Source: GeoStat