Georgia’s Grape Imports Decline in 2024: A Closer Look

In the early months of 2024, Georgia’s grape imports witnessed a notable shift. Let’s delve into the details.

Import Trends

During January and February 2024, Georgia procured 707.1 tons of grapes, valued at $927.5 thousand. While this figure represents a decrease of 8.9% compared to the same period last year, it sheds light on the dynamics of Georgia’s grape market. In the corresponding months of 2023, the country had imported 933.2 tons of grapes, amounting to $1.01 million.

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The Armenian Connection

Interestingly, 29.6% of this year’s grape imports originated from Armenia. This cross-border trade underscores the regional ties and the significance of grape cultivation in both nations.

Market Resilience

Despite the decline, Georgia’s grape industry remains resilient. As the season progresses, we anticipate further developments in this vital sector.

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