Georgia has exported 7, 824 tonnes of persimmons worth of 4,2 million USD
Georgia remains in an active phase of exporting persimmons, apart from apples, hazelnut and tangerines. During the period of August 1 – November 23, 2020, Georgia has exported 7, 824 tonnes of persimmons, which has amounted to 4, 2 million USD. As a comparison to an incumbent momentum of 2019 – export scale of persimmons has boosted in 14 %, while cost of export to 18 %. Moreover, export price on persimmons has increased in 4 % during the respective period of time.The core export destinations for the Georgian persimmons are the Russian Federation (3, 377 tonnes), Ukraine (2, 832 tonnes) and Armenia (1, 475 tonnes). Dwellers of Belarus, Qatar, Moldova, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan and Hungary have also received Georgian-exported persimmons.
57, 2 million USD worth of hazelnut has already been exported from Georgia
Georgia continues successful efforts for exporting hazelnut, which has already amounted into 57,2 million USD (10, 848 tonnes) during the period of August 1 – November 23. The export of the same period of 2019 has increased in 2, 993 tonnes (38 %), amounting an increase of 18, 4 million USD (48 %). Moreover, an export price on hazelnut has increased in 7 %.The vast majority of Georgian hazelnut export has reached European Union market, mainly Germany (3, 131 tonnes), Italy (2, 124 tonnes), Czech Republic (594 tonnes), Poland (320 tonnes), Lithuania (311 tonnes), Bulgaria (300 tonnes), Spain (330 tonnes), France (218 tonnes), Greece (97 tonnes), Estonia (88 tonnes), Latvia (84 tonnes), Luxembourg (60 tonnes), Slovakia (64 tonnes), Austria (22 tonnes) and Croatia (10 tonnes). Nevertheless, Georgian hazelnut has been exported to countries such as the Russian Federation (540 tonnes), Turkey (530 tonnes), Armenia (527 tonnes), Belarus (284 tonnes), Brazil (186 tonnes), Ukraine (176 tonnes), Algeria (173 tonnes), Canada (136 tonnes), Saudi Arabia (95 tonnes), Mexico (67 tonnes), Syria (50 tonnes), Switzerland (47 tonnes), Jordan (38 tonnes), Iraq (24 tonnes), Great Britain (22 tonnes), United Stated (19 tonnes) and etc.Large-scale efforts and the State-deployed strategy, services and farmers have resulted into tangible outcome of fighting stink bug and celebration of high-quality harvest of 2020. Spread of the sting bug and fungal diseases had gradually dropped hazelnut production and export, which reached minimal scale of 17 tonnes in 2018.
November 23 embraces 1, 928 tonnes of tangerines already exported from Georgia
Georgia has embarked on a successful effort of exporting tangerines, which has already amounted to 941, 000 USD. During the period of August 1 – November 23, 2020, Georgia has exported 1, 928 tonnes of tangerines. Tangerines have already been exported to Armenia (883 tonnes) and the Russian Federation (899 tonnes). Nevertheless, dwellers of Ukraine, Moldova and Kazakhstan can also enjoy Georgian tangerines. Nearly 30 enterprises will accept standard tangerines, which will go through storage, processing, oversight and registry within an electronic system. Non-standard tangerines will be accepted by the citrus sorting-packing and container manufacturing enterprise in Kobuleti.
2, 2 million USD worth of apples has already been exported from Georgia
Georgia has embarked on a successful effort of exporting apples, which has already amounted to 2.2 million USD. From the period of August 1 – November 23, Georgia has exported 5, 045 tonnes of apples, which exceeds an export scale of the same momentum per 2019 in 12 times. As a success story – worth of export has increased in 1, 9 million USD. Apple export has mostly, 4 884 tonnes, been exported to the Russian Federation. Nevertheless, dwellers of Kazakhstan, Armenia, Singapore and Hong Kong can enjoy exported Georgian apples.
“Tangerine Harvest” Kicks Off
Georgia starts harvesting and storing tangerines with a projected 40 tonnes. 2020 harvest of tangerines has a demonstrated increase in quality, amid average amount. Furnishing harvesting and accommodation efforts has been complemented through enacting a special task force. Nearly 30 enterprises will accept standard tangerines, which will go through storage, processing, oversight and registry within an electronic system. Non-standard tangerines will be accepted by the citrus sorting-packing and container manufacturing enterprise in Kobuleti. 653 tonnes of tangerines have already been exported, amounting to 295, 000 USD. As a comparison to the same period of time last year, 2019, export has boosted up in 138 %, resulting into an increase of 149, 000 USD.Primary directions of export for 2020 have been Armenia (411 tonnes) and the Russian Federation (185 tonnes). Georgian tangerines have been supplied to Ukrainian, Moldovan and Kazakhstani markets.