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Russia is Still Number One Exporter of Georgian Wine

As of January – July, 42% more bottles of wine were exported from Georgia. However, wine of 23 932 067 bottles (0,75 l) is exported in 44 countries during the reporting period.

Cost of exported wine from Georgia totals to 55,3 million USD, which exceeds by 16% comparing to the same period of the previous year.

By the reporting period, export growth is fixed with the EU countries, as well as in China and other traditional markets:

  • China – 152% (2 475 557)
  • Belarus – 122% (575 166)
  • Ukraine – 72% (2 595 947)
  • Russia – 50% (12 748 273)
  • Poland – 29% (1 190 926)
  • Estonia – 57% (379 650)
  • Kyrgyzstan – 107% (163 966)
  • Germany – 21% (174 166)
  • Japan – 12% (101 448)
  • UK – 44% (58 618)

The top five exporting countries are as follows: Russia (12 748 273), Ukraine (2 595 947), China (2 475 557), Kazakhstan (1 924 046 bottles) and Poland (1 190 926).

The following wines are exported in a large number by the origin: “Kindzmarauli” – 3 210 280 bottles, “Mukuzani” -1 230 522 bottles, “Tsinandali” – 1 016 107 bottles, “Akhasheni” – 518 170 bottles, “Rvanchkara” – 169 371 bottles and etc.

In addition, brand of 4 0303 645 bottles (0,5 l) is exported in 16 countries, which exceeds by 32% comparing to the same period of 2015. Total cost of  exported brand amounts to 9,9 million USD – growth is 11% if compared to the same term of the previous year. 

However, revenues gained form export of wine, brand, chacha and brand spirit  has achieved 92,3 million USD in total. Therefore, the figure has been 70,7 million over the period of 7 months of the previous year.