Export Increased In Georgia By 26,5% And Import – By 39,4%

Export Increased In Georgia By 26,5% And Import – By 39,4%

The FINANCIAL --  In January-August 2007, the volume of export in comparison with the same period of 2006 increased in Georgia by 26,5% and made 784,5 million dollars. Ferroalloys, scrap of ferrous metals as well as copper ore and concentrates are the basic items in the structure of export of Georgia for the reporting period. BLACK SEA PRESS was informed on it at the Statistics Department of Georgia.

 

Ferroalloys are the first in the structure of export. In the reporting period ferroalloys are exported on the amount of 89 million dollars (by 29,2 million dollars more than in the same period of 2006) that makes 11,4% of the total volume of export.

 

Scrap of ferrous metals is on the second place. For January-August 2007, it was exported on the amount of 70 million dollars (by 22,2 million dollars more than in January-August of 2006), that made 8,9% of the total volume of export.

 

Copper ore and concentrates hold the third place in the export structure of Georgia. In January-August of 2007 copper ore and concentrates were exported on the amount of 68,3 million dollars (by 21,8 million dollars more than in the same period of 2006) that made 8,7% of the total volume of export.

 

Cars were exported from Georgia in the reporting period on the amount of 46,1 million dollars (by 22,7 million dollars more than in the same period of 2006). The index makes 5,9% in the total export volume.

 

In January-August 2007 the volume of import was increased by 39,4% in comparison with the same period of 2006 and amounted to 3 billion 125,1 million dollars The basic place in the structure of import is occupied by oil, oil products, cars as well as by oil gases and gaseous hydrocarbons (natural gas).

 

The volume of import of oil and oil products for the above period makes 10,3% of the total volume of import. In the above period, oil and oil products were imported on the amount of 321,5 million dollars (by 24,5 million dollars more than in January-August of the previous year).

The second place in the structure of import is occupied by cars. For the reporting period, cars were imported on the amount of 234,3 million dollars (by 47,8 million dollars more that in January-August 2006), that made 7,5% of the total volume of import.

 

The volume of import of oil gases and gaseous hydrocarbons for the reporting period made 6,5% of the total volume of import. For the above period, oil gases and gaseous hydrocarbons were imported on the amount of 202,2 million dollars, by 72,9 million dollars more than in January-August of the last year.
 
The volume of import of grain for the eight months of 2007 makes 2,6% of total volume of import. In the reporting period, grain was imported on the amount of 80,8 million dollars (by 25,1 million dollars more than in January-August 2006).

Author: The FINANCIAL


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