Georgian wine export resumed to Belarus
24 April, 2014
Georgian wine export resumed to Belarus
Georgia resumed the halted wine export to Belarus, Levan Davitashvili, Chairperson of the National Wine Agency of Georgia, informed on April 17.
“The export to Belarus stumbled starting this year. Early this April a delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture headed by Shalva Pipia, Minister of Agriculture, went to Minsk and achieved concrete results. NWA has already issued the first export certificates on Tbilvino Company on the export of around 80 000 bottles,” Davitashvili reported and added that the problems
did not cover only Georgia. He explained that Belarus has a very strictly regulated industry and multi-stage bureaucratic procedures. As a matter of fact the Belarusian government imposes quotas on the import and only state-based importers are admitted to those quotes. Private companies have to sell their product through these state companies. Therefore it hampers the import . According to Davitashvili, they plan to cancel the quote-based system starting from 2015 and the export potential of Georgian wines to this market will increase.
“The trade and economic relationships with Belarus are going to become more active and we plan to participate in several exhibitions [there] that will make the trade relationships between our countries more intense,” Davitahsvili stated. He also provided the wine export statistics of the first quarter of 2014. According to it, more than 15.4 million bottles were exported to 19 countries. This translates into a 243% growth compared to the same period of 2013. The top five export market is made up of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Poland and Latvia, however, this high export growth is obviously defined by Russia. It leads the top list by 71% that totals USD 51 202 154 and exceeds the 2013 data by 290%.
57 million bottles of wine were exported during the pre-embargo period from Georgia and 52 million out of the figure went to Russia. After Russia banned Georgian products in 2006 the figure plunged and only after diversification of export markets the Georgian wine export recovered to 22 million bottles per year by 2012. When the Russian market reopened in the summer of 2013 Georgian wine export rocketed to 22 million bottles in only six months and Russia made up for 43% of the total export.
The Georgian brandy export also witnessed a high growth: 3 940 202 bottles were exported to nine countries which totals USD 14 486 685. The figure exceeds the data of the same period of 2013 by 113%. Ukraine is the leader among export markets of Georgian brandy by 2 504 520 bottles that covers almost 64% of the total export. Russia follows by 1 242 408 bottles or around 31.5% of the total export.
Print
Other Stories
GEL devalues, officials show optimism though
Devaluation of the national currency has sent shockwaves among citizens in Georgia. Officials think that the trend will return to its normal frame, though.
ProCredit Bank’s 20 years of challenges and successes in Georgia and what it means to be a responsible bank
“The bank’s 20-year long presence in Georgia was marked by many challenges and success stories.
Comments on alarming GEL devaluation
The National Bank of Georgia set a new exchange rate, according to which, dollar price became GEL 2.9507 on Tuesday.
Euronews and Silknet sign an MOU to launch “Euronews Georgia”
Euronews and Silknet, Georgia’s leading telecommunications company, are announcing the signing of an MOU in view of launching Euronews Georgia, a news channel and digital platform aimed at a Georgian-speaking audience.
Green Diamond starts to hand over flats to owners as second stage of construction finishes
Second stage of construction of Green Diamond living apartments by MAQRO Construction has finished and process of hand over of flats to owners has started.
Georgian wine tasting in the US came off excellently
Georgian wine tasting in the main cities of the US, New York, Chicago, and Boston went off excellently.
The most wanted fruits from Georgia
The fruit exportation has decreased in Georgia. According to Geostat (National Statistics Office of Georgia), this year, up until May Georgia exported 25 939 300 USD worth of fruit – 6 771 300 USD less than in 2018.
Investment Plan for Europe – Additional EUR 800 million for SMEs as EIF and ProCredit double support for innovative companies
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Group are providing an additional EUR 800 million to innovative small and medium-sized companies (SMEs),
Everything of comfortable life in one space – Second part of construction of one of the largest apartment complexes finished in Tbilisi
Apartment in ecologically clean environment, thousands of square meters of green yard, swimming pools, places for various sports activities, treks for walking and running, commercial spaces – all these available in one space is not a fantasy.
Batumi awarded Europe's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 2019
World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2019 took place on the 8th of June in Madeira, Portugal.
Coca Cola to open new factory in Georgia, will hire female drivers
Coca Cola is opening new factory in Georgia in December.
World's best party supply company now on the Georgian market
The largest party supply store in Georgia - MyDay is launching as the official distributor of AMSCAN from 2019.
Live as a marketing tool and an unprecedented live stream launched by Livetag
Sharing information has become smoother and more versatile in today’s technological world. Recently, live streaming, an online streaming media has become especially popular.
Theme and program of Caspian Energy Forum Tbilisi – 2019 changed
“The 8th International Caspian Energy Forum Tbilisi – 2019, scheduled for June 21, will focus on the development of the Azerbaijan-Georgia relations in the field of economy and energy”,
Misunderstanding over Poti deep sea ports
There was misunderstanding around deep sea ports in Georgia – in Poti.
High demand for dollars or the investment decline – Why Georgian Lari depreciates
$1 equals GEL 2,7470 in the official rate set by the National Bank of Georgia (NBG).
PSP Group confirms negotiations regarding purchasing of GEO Hospitals
PSP Group confirms negotiations regarding purchasing of GEO Hospitals.
New life to be given to Dashbashi Canyon
Georgia’s Agency of Protected Areas is planning to give new life to Dashbashi Canyon in Tsalka (southeastern Georgia).
Who is constructing “Khadori 3” Hydropower Plant in Pankisi Gorge?
Clashes broke out in Pankisi Gorge, Georgia’s northeastern region between special forces and residents
Business Positive – Successful radio program from Radio Positive
Starting point of radio program Business Positive is to meet interesting people, communicate with them and deliver information that is interesting for the audience.
A factory of electric vehicles to be built in Kutaisi
Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze stated that a factory of electric vehicles will be built in Kutaisi at the presentation of the Aigroup business group.
Qvevri-shaped hotel complex to be built in Telavi
A Qvevri-shaped hotel complex is scheduled to be built in the village of Shalauri in Telavi, Kakheti (east part of Georgia).
Georgian designers presented at Fashion World Tokyo 2019
The products of 11 Georgian designers are showcased at Fashion World Tokyo 2019,
Silknet raises $200 million in Eurobond issue
27 March 2019 - JSC Silknet (“Silknet”), one of Georgia’s leading telecommunications operators, has successfully priced a debut $200 million 5-year 11% senior unsecured bonds issue (the “Notes”).
Pistachio trees will be planted in Georgia
Dozens of hectares of Pistachio are planned to be planted in Georgia this year.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
20.08.2019
21.08.2019
USD
1
USD
2.9225
2.9225
EUR
1
EUR
3.2434
3.2434
GBP
1
GBP
3.5421
3.5421
RUB
100
RUB
4.3709
4.3709
Other Stories
Recently Toyota rolled out Global Campaign under this slogan that reflects the Olympic and Paralympic Spirit of Encouragement,
A couple from Switzerland combines Swiss tradition and technology with Georgian products. Their cheese is made in the Georgian mountains and sold in local stores and hotels.
It has been more than five years since the residents of Lilo village, near Tbilisi, cannot open their windows.
63 000 GEL was received by the Georgian Agro Export Group which is just a small part of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agricultural and Rural development.
Georgian entrepreneur Guka Tavberidze, who runs his own business in the UK and does it quite well, has been invited by BBC
The grand opening of 7-star The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi took place in Georgia’s capital on July 31.
DUSHETI, Georgia – The Georgian government and the World Bank will allocate USD 5.6 million (12 million GEL) to fund
A new Georgian clothing brand named Person has emerged in Georgian market.
Georgia is in the midst of an economic maelstrom, Euronews reports.
Situation at Georgia’s mineral water market is interesting: over the last year, the volume of export has grown by 56 percent. According to “GeoStat”, over $114 million worth of mineral water was sold
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.9225
EUR
1
EUR
3.2434
GBP
1
GBP
3.5421
RUB
100
RUB
4.3709
August 2019
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31