Tbilisi, DFWatch – Georgia’s foreign trade turnover in the first four months of 2016 was USD 3,287 million. This is 8 percent more than in the same period last year.
According to preliminary figures from Georgia’s National Statistics Department, GeoStat, export was USD 608 million – 12 percent less than in 2015 – while import was USD 2,679 million – 14 percent more than last year.
The negative trade balance in the first four months of the year was USD 2,071 million, which is 63 percent of the turnover. GeoStat provides numbers in the past four years for the same period by which foreign trade turnover in January-April of 2012 was USD 3,182 million, in 2013 it was USD 3,055 million, in 2014 it was USD 3,450 million, in 2015 it was USD 3,035 million.