Tbilisi (GBC) – According to the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat), in January-October 2023 the external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to USD 17 785.4 million, 16.2 percent higher to the same period of 2022. 

The exports equaled USD 5 102.3 million (12.5 percent higher), while the imports stood at USD 12 683.1 million (17.8 percent higher).

The negative trade balance was USD 7 580.9 million in January-October 2023 and its share in external trade turnover constituted 42.6 percent.