Hazelnut exports brought Georgia more than $ 80 million

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Hazelnut exports brought Georgia more than $ 80 million

Hazelnut exports brought Georgia more than $ 80 million

In the current season, it is planned to export 65-70 thousand tons, the export potential of which is $ 150 million 01/11/2022, Sputnik Georgia

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TBILISI, 11 Jan – Sputnik. From August 1, 2021 to January 9, 2022, 17.8 thousand tons of hazelnuts were exported from Georgia, the cost of which was $ 81.1 million, according to a statement on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture of the country. Mass collection of hazelnuts began in Georgia in early August last year. The first to harvest traditionally began in Samegrelo and Guria in western Georgia, later they were joined by Kakheti and other regions where hazelnuts are grown. TOP-10 importing countries of Georgian hazelnuts: Italy – 7 424 tons, Germany – 3 347 tons, Armenia – 1 243 tons, China – 785 tons, Spain – 478 tons, Czech Republic – 445 tons, Russia – 400 tons, Poland – 357 tons, Lithuania – 327 tons, France – 314 tons. According to the ministry, the current harvest of hazelnuts is of high quality. It is expected to collect 65-70 thousand tons, the export potential of which is $ 150 million. Georgian tangerines are successfully exported to neighboring countries & gt; & gt; The Ministry of Agriculture notes that since 2016, as a result of the spread of marble bugs and fungal diseases, the production of hazelnuts and their exports began to decline , and in 2018 reached the minimum mark of 17 thousand tons. To get a high-quality and bountiful harvest in 2020 and 2021 was possible due to active and purposeful work on the destruction of pests. Subscribe to video news from Georgia on our YouTube channel.

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In the current season, it is planned to export 65-70 thousand tons, the export potential of which is $ 150 million

TBILISI, 11 Jan – Sputnik. From August 1, 2021 to January 9, 2022, 17.8 thousand tons of hazelnuts were exported from Georgia, the cost of which was $ 81.1 million, according to a statement on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture of the country.

Mass harvesting of hazelnuts began in Georgia at the beginning of August last year. The first to harvest traditionally began in Samegrelo and Guria in western Georgia, later they were joined by Kakheti and other regions where hazelnuts are grown.

TOP-10 importing countries of Georgian hazelnuts: Italy – 7,424 tons, Germany – 3,347 tons, Armenia – 1,243 tons, China – 785 tons, Spain – 478 tons, Czech Republic – 445 tons, Russia – 400 tons, Poland – 357 tons, Lithuania – 327 tons, France – 314 tons.

According to the ministry, the current harvest of hazelnuts is of high quality. It is supposed to collect 65-70 thousand tons, the export potential of which is $ 150 million.
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The Ministry of Agriculture notes that since 2016, as a result of the spread of marble bugs and fungal diseases, the production of hazelnuts and their exports began to decline, and in 2018 they reached a minimum level of 17 thousand tons.

It was possible to obtain a high-quality and bountiful harvest in 2020 and 2021 due to active and purposeful work on the destruction of pests.

Subscribe to video news from Georgia on our YouTube channel.

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