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Georgian Wine Export Grown by 19% within Seven Months

In January-July  2018, 45,4mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 50 countries worldwide, that is 19% higher than the similar data of 2017. Exported  wine income amounted 90,3 mil. USD, that is 28% higher than the data of the previous year.

Georgian wine exports have been increased in Georgian wine strategic markets both in Europe and Asia, as well as in US and other traditional markets.

According to the data of January-July 2018, export growth is remarkable in the following countries: Japan 124% (166 032), Czech –  68% (30456), Kyrgyzstan -81% (140370), South Korea  – 130% (40980), Netherlands –  17% (38799), UK –  67% (50062),  Germany -32% (308734), Ukraine –   38% (5040319), Kazakhstan – 41% (1996860), Latvia – 16% (966726),  Poland  32% (1886618), Russia – 20% (28564609), Estonia –7% (329304),  Lietuva – 21% (265062),USA – 4% (244374), Romania – 390% (84654)  and etc.

The first five of the exporter countries is the following: Russia (28564609), Ukraine  (5040319), China  (3514066), Kazakhstan  (1996860)   and  Poland (886618).

In addition, in January-July, 9,9 mil. bottles (0,5 liters) of brandy have been exported to 20 countries worldwide, that is 20% higher than the similar data of the last year. Exported brandy amounted 20mil. USD, growth amounted 7%.

In the period under review, 219,5 thousand bottles (0.5 l) of  “Chacha”  have been exported to 24 countries worldwide, growth amounted  114%. Totally,  638,5 thousand USD worth of Chacha has been exported, which is 126% higher than the similar data of the last year.

Totally, wine, bandy, “Chacha”, brandy alcohol and brandy in pour  income amounted  173,3  mil. USD – growth in comparison with the similar data of the previous year amounted 21%.