TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s foreign trade turnover in January to September fell by 0.1 percent, compared to the same period last year.

The total amount of turnover in the first ten months this year was USD 7 585 million. USD 2 019 million out of this was export, which is 14 percent more than last year, while import was USD 5 566 million – four percent less than last year.

Negative trade balance in January-September was USD 3 548 million, which is 47 percent of the total foreign trade turnover.

This is preliminary data published by the National Statistics Department. Precise data will be published October 24.