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Ferroalloys Georgia’s main export item

By Messenger Staff
Tuesday, December 1
Between January-October 2009 Georgia's biggest export earner was ferroalloys, which were sold for almost USD 110 million, around 12% of the country's total export income. Next came raw and semi processed gold (USD 95 million), 10% of the export income total. Then comes the export of cars, which is actually re-export as Georgia does not make any. These cars made USD 73 million, less than in the same period of last year.

In the same period of 2009 oil and oil products topped the list of imported items, USD 430 million's worth being brought into the country. Next came cars and medication.