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Georgian Wine Export Has Grown by 12% and the Exported Wine Price by 20%

According to LEPL National Wine Agency, in January-October  2018,  up to 68,3mil. bottles (0,75l)  of wine have been exported to 53 countries worldwide, that is 12% higher than the similar data of 2017. Exported  wine income amounted to 162 mil. USD, that is 20% higher than the data of the previous year.

Georgian wine exports have  increased in Georgian wine strategic markets: Japan – 50% (199997 ), Poland – 30% (2788029), UK –  50% (103724); also on European and American markets:  Romania – 477% (99774), Czech –  70% (33450), Netherlands –  39% (63951), Germany -3% (378954),  Lietuva – 7% (366552), Estonia –12% (464792), France 15% (113297), Latvia – 12% (1427836), USA – 1% (399054)  and etc. Also, on traditional and Asian markets: Turkmenistan – 102% (135294), Kyrgyzstan -37% (179610), Kazakhstan – 16% (3112202), Mongolia – – 44% (162390), Ukraine – 34% (8346700), Russia – 10% (42344328), Belorussia -3% (1353042), and etc.

The first five of the exporter countries are the following: Russia (42344328), Ukraine  (8346700),  China  (5410667), Kazakhstan  (3112202) and  Poland (2788029).

In addition, in January-October, 15,7 mil. bottles (0,5 liters) of brandy have been exported to 22 countries worldwide, that is 15% higher than the similar data of the last year. Exported brandy amounted to 32,2 mil. USD, growth amounted to 8%.

In the period under review, 322  thousand bottles (0.5 l) of  “Chacha”  have been exported to 25 countries worldwide, growth amounted to 47%. Totally,  915 thousand USD worth of Chacha has been exported, which is 38% higher than the similar data of the last year.

Totally, wine, bandy, “Chacha”, brandy alcohol and brandy in pour  income amounted to 252,1 mil. USD – growth in comparison with the similar data of the previous year amounted to 13%.