Turkey ($1.78 billion), Russia ($1.47 billion) and China ($1.22 billion) have been named as Georgia’s top trading partners between January-August 2022, the National Statistics Office of Georgia said on Monday, noting that the share of the top ten trading partners by domestic exports in the total domestic exports of Georgia amounted to 81.3 percent.
The agency said that in January-August 2022 the exports of Georgia (excluding non-declared exports) equaled USD 3 571.4 million, 36.9 percent higher year-on-year.
Share of the domestic exports in total exports constituted 69.6 percent and amounted to USD 2 487.1 million, 31.2 percent higher to the same period of 2021.
In January-August 2022 copper ores and concentrates reclaimed the first place in the list of top export items, equaling USD 683.8 million, or 27.5 percent of total exports.
The exports of ferro-alloys totaled USD 365.1 million and their share in the total exports amounted to 14.7 percent. The exports of nitrogenous fertilizers occupied the third place standing at USD 192.7 million and constituting 7.7 percent of the total exports.