Georgias wine exports up 42% in July
Thursday, August 11Georgia is reaping the benefits of $92.3 million USD flowing into the economy from increasing wine and brandy exports to markets all over the world.
Today, the National Wine Agency of Georgia released latest information about the export of Georgian alcoholic beverages in July 2016. Figures showed Georgia exported 42 percent more wine last month than in the same period of 2015.
In July 2016, Georgia exported 23,932,067 bottles of wine to 44 countries, which generated $55.3 million in revenue for Georgia.
The top five countries that imported the most Georgian wine in July 2016 were:
Russia 12,748,273 bottles;
Ukraine 2,595,947 bottles;
China 2,475,557 bottles;
Kazakhstan 1,924,046 bottles;
Poland 1,190,926 bottles.
Year-on-year exports of Georgian wine increased to:
China 152 percent (2,475,557bottles);
Belarus 122 percent (575,166bottles);
Kirgizstan 107 percent (163,966 bottles);
Ukraine 72 percent (2,595,947 bottles);
Estonia 57 percent (379,650bottles);
Russia 50 percent (12,748,273bottles);
United Kingdom 44 percent (58,618 bottles);
Poland 29 percent (1,190,926 bottles);
Germany 21 percent (174,166 bottles);
Japan 12 percent (101,448 bottles).
The most popular Georgian wines exported in July 2016 were:
Kindzmarauli 3,210,280 bottles;
Mukuzani 1,230,522 bottles;
Tsinandali 1,016,107 bottles;
Akhasheni 518,170 bottles;
Khvanchkara 169, 371 bottles.
Meanwhile brandy exports also increased in July 2016. The Wine Agency said Georgia saw a 32 percent increase in brandy exports y/y.
In total Georgia exported 4,303,645 bottles of brandy, worth $9.9 million. (Agenda.ge)