Wednesday, 27 October 2021 03:54 GMT

Georgia sees decrease in import of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles from Turkey


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 29

Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Turkey exported 31,502 tons of tubes, pipes, and hollow profiles, made of iron or steel totaling $31.7 million to Georgia from January through August 2021, Trend reports referring to the National Statistics Office (Geostat).

On an annual basis, Georgia decreased the import of tubes, pipes, and hollow profiles, iron, or steel from Turkey.

Over the same period last year, 46,873 tons of tubes, pipes, and hollow profiles, made of iron or steel were exported by Turkey to Georgia for a total amount of $28.8 million.

During the reporting period, Georgia exported 53,919 tons of ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel totaling $22.9 million to Turkey.

In 2020, 3,811 tons of ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel were exported by Turkey to Georgia for a total amount of 1.14 million.

From January through August 2021, total imports from Turkey to Georgia amounted to $1.07 billion. In turn, Georgia exported goods worth $211.4 million to Turkey.

The foreign trade turnover of Georgia with Turkey in the reporting period exceeded $1.28 billion million, which is 14.8 percent of Georgia's total trade turnover.

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