External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-May 2018

External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-May 2018

External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-May 2018

The FINANCIAL -- External Merchandise Trade of Georgia amounted to USD 4 894.8 million in January-May 2018, 24.5 percent higher year-on-year.

The value of export increased by 28.0 percent reaching USD 1 284.7 million, while the import grew by 23.3 percent and amounted to USD 3 610.1 million, according to National Statistics Office of Georgia.

The trade deficit equaled USD 2 325.4 million and its share in trade turnover constituted 47.5 percent.