Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Chinese Ambassador speaks on Georgian wine export

23.05.2012 9 (Hvino News) At today's press conference in Tbilisi the Chinese ambassador to Georgia Chen Jianfu mentioned the amount of Georgian wine and mineral water exported to China, underlining sharp increase in trade between two nations. “China has become Georgia’s fourth largest trade partner. Last year China imported 600,000 bottles of wine from Georgia with a total volume of $1.88 million, a 260% increase from the year before.”

The ambassador highlighted the fact that over the past 20 years of bilateral relations between Georgia and China, the two states have become closer to one another. “The political relations between us are developing, the bilateral trade is fruitful, and the cultural exchanges are becoming more and more active,” he said. Speaking about the positive trend, Mr. Chen Jianfu mentioned that last year's Georgian-Chinese turnover was $800 million, which is a 200 times' growth compared to 1992, when the two countries established diplomatic relations.

© Hvino News

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