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TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s foreign trade turnover in the first two months of 2015 fell by 9 percent compared to the same period last year.

This is indicated by new preliminary data published by the National Statistics Department (Geostat).

The total foreign trade turnover in January and February was USD 1,433 million. Export accounted for USD 324 million, which is 26 percent less than last year, while import was USD 1,109 million – 2 percent less than in 2014.

The trade deficit in the first two months was USD 786 million, which is 55 percent of all the foreign trade turnover.

GeoStat will publish precise data on March 23.