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Georgia’s current revenue from hazelnut exports topped $50M

According to the current data from the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, as of November 15, 2020, the export volume of Georgian hazelnuts in monetary terms amounted to $53.8 million.

Compared to the same period last year ($35.9 million), export revenues increased by 50%.

During the specified period, 10,179 tons of hazelnuts were exported from Georgia, or 39% more than a year earlier (7,326 tons).

About 72% of the total export volume falls on the countries of the European Union. In particular, 2977 tons were delivered to Germany, 1966 tons, the Czech Republic – 550 tons, Poland – 320 tons, Spain – 308 tons, Lithuania – 289 tons, Bulgaria – 279 tons, France – 218 tons, Greece – 97 tons, Estonia – 88 tons, Slovakia – 64 tons, Latvia – 62 tons, Luxembourg – 60 tons, Austria – 22 tons and Croatia – 10 tons.

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Export markets also include: Turkey – 530 tons, Armenia – 497 tons, Russia – 496 tons, Belarus – 240 tons, Brazil – 186 tons, Ukraine – 176 tons, Algeria – 173 tons, Canada – 114 tons, Saudi Arabia – 74 tons, Mexico – 67 tons, Syria – 50 tons, Switzerland – 47 tons, Jordan – 38 tons, Iraq – 24 tons, Great Britain – 22 tons, USA – 19 tons, etc.

According to the participants in the hazelnut industry in Georgia, the total export volume of Georgian hazelnuts of the 2020 harvest, in terms of unpeeled nuts, will be about 50,000 tons.

Harvesting of hazelnuts in Georgia ended at the end of August. At present, exporters buy stored hazelnuts from producers.


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