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8 Month Data of Georgian Wine Export – Number Reaches 52,7 Million Bottles

According to LEPL National Wine Agency, in January-August 2018,  52,7million bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 52 countries worldwide, that is 16% higher than the similar data of 2017. Exported  wine income amounted to 125,5 million USD, that is 25% higher than the data of the previous year.

Georgian wine exports have been increased in Georgian wine strategic markets:

Japan 79% (170700),

Poland 31% (2121474),

UK – 17% (52732),

USA – 2% (291640),

also on European markets:  Romania – 390% (84 654), Czech –  65% (30456), Germany -32% (339 370),  Lietuva – 12% (280 338), Netherlands –  25% (42735), Latvia – 12% (1077696), Estonia –2% (336302) and traditional markets: Kyrgyzstan -81% (140370), Kazakhstan – 36% (2313378), Ukraine –   40% (6070218),  Russia – 17% (33270854), Belorussia 12% (1012062) and etc.

The first five of the exporter countries are the following: Russia (33270854), Ukraine  ((6070218), China (4113328), Kazakhstan (2313378)  and  Poland (2121474).

In addition, in January-August, 11,7mil. bottles (0,5 liters) of brandy have been exported to 21 countries worldwide, that is 19% higher than the similar data of the last year. Exported brandy amounted to 23,9 mil. USD, growth amounted to 9%.

In the period under review, 238,9  thousand bottles (0.5 l) of  “Chacha”  have been exported to 24 countries worldwide, growth amounted to 80%. Totally,  692,4 thousand USD worth of Chacha has been exported, which is 88% higher than the similar data of the last year.

Totally, wine, bandy, “Chacha”, brandy alcohol and brandy in pour  income amounted to 198,2 mil. USD – growth in comparison with the similar data of the previous year amounted to 19%.