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Belarus, Georgia Seek to Increase Trade Turnover

Belarus and Georgia have been successfully working on reaching $200 million in mutual trade, Georgian Ambassador to Belarus David Kotaria told a press conference. The diplomat noted that concrete tasks on increasing bilateral trade were outlined after Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s recent visit to Belarus, BelTA reported. “Active steps …

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In Georgia Export Declined by 7 percent in July 2016

In Georgia Export Declined by 7 percent in July 2016

According to preliminary data of the National Statistics Office of Georgia, in July 2016, compared to July 2015, export of goods increased by 7% (13.4 million dollars), while import decreased by 0.2% (1.6 million dollar). In case we compare the data of export of the year 2016 to the year 2014, it …

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Russia Hopes for Better Trade with Georgia

Russia Hopes for Better Trade with Georgia

Following the announcement that Georgia had supported the extension of EU sanctions against the Crimea and Sevastopol on July 20, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Yan Zelinsky, spoke of the necessity to introduce a ban on imports of Georgian wine …

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In January-June Georgia’s Exports Declined by 12%, Imports Grew by 30%

In January-June Georgia's Exports Declined by 12%, Imports Grew by 30%

In January-June 2016 Georgia’s foreign trade turnover made up 5705 million USD (without unorganized trade), up 20% as compared to the same period of 2015. According to preliminary estimations by Geostat, the national statistics service of Georgia, exports made up 948 million USD, down 12%, while imports marked 4757 million …

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Georgia: China’s Way Into the Caucasus

Georgia-China

Georgia has an unenviable position in the Caucasus. Torn between Russia and the West, its people demand security and prosperity. China’s rapidly growing presence in Georgia opens up the interesting possibility of a third player in the South Caucasus. Despite Georgia’s best hopes, however, Russia and China could just as …

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Copper Ores Emerge as Georgia’s Major Export Items

In January-May 2016 Georgia’s foreign trade turnover made up 4070 million USD (without unorganized trade) , up 3% compared to the same period of 2015. Including, the export marked 780 million USD, down 12% year on year and the imports marked 3290 million USD, up 8% year on year. Georgia’s …

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Dubai Chamber Wraps up Trade Mission to Georgia

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently concluded its food import trade mission to Azerbaijan and Georgia, it said in a statement on Wednesday. The chamber highlighted the requirements and conditions of exporting foodstuffs to Dubai during the mission. Dubai Chamber also organised a UAE food export briefing each …

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China, Georgia Eye Greater Cooperation on Silk Road Economic Belt Initiative

China and Georgia agreed to conduct deeper cooperation on China’s initiatives of building Silk Road Economic Belt, vowing to speed up FTA negotiation. The consensus was reached during Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli’s respective meetingswith president and prime minister of the Trans Caucasian country. In the meeting with Georgian President …

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Georgian-Slovak Business Forum

Georgian-Slovak Business Forum

Prospects of deepening Georgian-Slovak trade and economic relations, partnership in the energy sector, information technologies, logistics, transportation, infrastructure and commerce were discussed today at the Georgian-Slovak Business Forum. Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska opened the event. In his speech Prime Minister of Georgia …

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