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Trade in Georgia

Georgia was the world’s 109th largest exporter of goods and 86th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $4.2 and $2.5 billion USD respectively. Georgia’s top export category was manufactures, followed by agricultural products, and fuels and mining products. In 2020, Georgia’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, with trade representing 93.88 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Georgia is the world’s 3rd largest importer of goods and 97th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $10.1 and $1.8 billion USD respectively in 2021. Georgia’s top import category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products and agricultural products. Leading import partners were Turkey, the Russian Federation and China. Georgia is part of 14 different Regional Trade Agreements, such as China – Georgia, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and EFTA – Georgia.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Georgia

Abbreviation

GE

Capital

Tbilisi

WTO Membership Date

14 June 2000

Legal System

civil law system

Language

Georgian

Number of Time Zone(s)

1

Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.

Currency

Georgian lari

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • JSC Bank of Georgia - Tbilisi, Georgia - SWIFT: BAGAGE22

  • JSC Isbank Georgia - Tbilisi, Georgia - SWIFT: ISBKGE22

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

Government MSME Agency

  • Entrepreneurship Development Agency (EDA, also called Enterprise Georgia)

  • Micro and Small Business Support Program

  • The State Procurement Agency

  • GITA program

  • MESD

Copyright Offices

  • National Intellectual Property Center (SAKPATENTI)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Ms Maia BERUASHVILI - SPS Focal Point in WTO
    Head of Food Safety Division
    Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Department
    Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
    Phone: +(995) 322 37 66 48
    Cell Phone: +(995) 595 53 01 94

    6, Marshal Gelovani Ave

    [email protected]

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Georgian National Agency for Standards and Metrology (GEOSTM)
    Contact: Sulkhan Tabaghua - Director of Standards Department (GEOSTM)
    Phone: (+995 32) 2 61 35 00; (+995 32) 261 25 30/119
    Website: www.geostm.ge; sst.geostm.gov.ge

    67 Chargali str. 0178, Tbilisi

    [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

Trade Information Portal

http://ex-trade.geostat.ge/en

Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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