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Azerbaijani market is still major outlet for Georgian exports

Thursday, October 3
Over a quarter of Georgian exports fell to Azerbaijan in January-August 2013, the Georgian Statistics Service's report on foreign trade said yesterday.

This means goods worth $468.04 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in January -August 2013 or 26.6 % of the country's total export volume during the period.

Exports to Azerbaijan increased by 16.97 % compared to the same period in 2012. For comparison, Georgian goods worth $400.13 million were exported to Azerbaijan in January- August last year. Armenia ranks second. Georgian goods worth $198.65 million (11.3% of total export volume) were exported to this country from January -August 2013.

Turkey ranks third in terms of the export volume of Georgian goods. Goods worth $121.02 million were exported to this country, or 6.9 % of a total volume of Georgia's export in January -August 2013.

Georgia exported goods were worth $1.76 billion in January- August 2013, or by 13.42 % more than in the same period of 2012. (Trend)