Export of fruits from Georgia increased by 30.6%, vegetables – decreased by 10.2%


Export of fruits from Georgia increased by 30.6%, vegetables – decreased by 10.2%

03/30/2020

The main positions were occupied by hazelnuts – $ 7.14 million, tangerines – $ 3.60 million, oranges – $ 0.71 million, bananas – $ 0.62 million and apples – $ 0.58 million

According to the National Statistics Service of Georgia, the volume of exports of fruits and nuts (group 8 on NTN FEA) for January-February 2020 in dollar terms amounted to $ 14.28 million. The share of fruits and nuts in Georgia’s total exports for the same period ($ 526, 27 million) is equal to 2.7%. The main positions in the group were occupied by hazelnuts – $ 7.14 million, tangerines – $ 3.60 million, oranges – $ 0.71 million, bananas – $ 0.62 million and apples – $ 0.58 million.

Compared to the same period last year, fruit exports increased by 30.6%.

In the first two months of 2019, fruits and nuts were exported at $ 10.93 million. Their share in the total volume of Georgian exports over the same period ($ 503.74 million) was 2.2%. The leading positions were hazelnuts – $ 5.59 million, tangerines – $ 1.90 million, apples – $ 1.40 million and bananas – $ 0.54 million.

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The export of vegetables (group 7 on NTN FEA) for January-February 2020 amounted to $ 2.19 million. The share of vegetables in the total export of Georgia for the same period is 0.4%. The main position in the group was occupied by eggplants – $ 0.25 million, tomatoes – $ 0.24 million, mushrooms of the Agaricus family – $ 0.24 million and cucumbers – $ 0.17 million.

The volume of export of vegetables in comparison with the indicator a year ago decreased by 10.2%.

In the first two months of 2019, vegetables worth $ 2.44 million were exported from Georgia. The share of vegetables in the total export volume was 0.5%. The leading positions were cucumbers – $ 0.43 million, tomatoes – $ 0.32 million and potatoes – $ 0.16 million.

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