In the period under review, 20,5 mil USD worth of wine has been exported, that is 91% higher, than the similar data of 2016.
“According to the data of February, export has progressive tendency, which is complimentary, due to the sequential work of the viticulture and winemaking field. In accordance with the marketing plan, we implement the arrangements with the agreement of the wine industry. Export has increased on the market of the European Union, China, USA and also on the traditional markets, where the situation has become stable. This year has started really actively and we hope that the progressive tendency of the export will be maintained in all directions until the end of the year” - stated the head of National Wine Agency Giorgi Samanishvili.
The first five of the exporter countries is the fallowing: Russia (5 717 289 bottles), Ukraine (859 756), China (832 552), Kazakhstan (389 040) and Poland (312 650).
The progress of wine export in the major exporter countries for the beginning of the year looks the following:
- USA - 3206% (31 740)
- China - 280% (832 552)
- Canada - 238% (24 360)
- Germany - 151% (86 374)
- Russia - 123% (5 717 289)
- Latvia - 85% (183 720)
- Kazakhstan - 15% (389 040)
- Ukraine - 32% (859756)
In addition, in the period under review, 2 162 305 bottles of brand has been exported to 9 countries worldwide, that is 51% higher, than the similar data of 2016. Totally, 5,2 mil USD worth of brand has been exported, growth compared with the similar data of the last year amounted 53%.
Export of chacha has also increased by 138%. Totally, chacha was sent to 13 counties worldwide. Exported chacha income amounted 99 thousand USD, that is 119% higher, than the indicator of the January-February of the last year.
Totally, wine, brand, chacha, wine material, brand in pour and brand alcohol export income in the period under review amounted 40,1 mil USD, which is almost doubled compared with the similar indicator of 2016 year, when the income reached 20 mil USD.
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