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Citrus export increases

By Messenger Staff
Thursday, March 7
Minister of Agriculture Davit Kirvalidze announced that Georgia has managed to export more than 30, 000 tons of citrus to the world markets this season. Last season, Georgia only exported 13, 000 tons. A great portion of the citrus harvest was sold by the farmers to the processing factories. The state encourages the farmers by paying extra money for the product.