External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in 2016

Published in Economics
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 15:35

External Merchandise Trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to USD 11985 million in 2016 (preliminary data), grew by 21 percent from the same period of the previous year. The value of export decreased by 4 percent reaching USD 2114 million, while the import grew by 28 percent and amounted to USD 9871 million with respect to of the previous year. The trade deficit equaled USD 7757 million and its share in trade turnover constituted 65 percent.
Import without C hepatitis medicaments equaled USD 7252 million 0.4 percent less compared to the same period of the previous year.

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  • Information on Hotels and Hotel Type Enterprises, 2015

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    GENERAL INFORMATION     

     

    2008

    2009

    2010

    2011

    2012

    2013

    2014

    2015

    Number of  hotels*

    353

    386

    462

    616

    777

    836

    986

    1225

    Total number of rooms

    8582

    9393

    10564

    12901

    14463

    15351

    18248

    23097

    of which:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Suite

    720

    746

    947

    1168

    1578

    1661

    2152

    2457

    Single room

    1299

    1813

    2032

    2420

    2375

    2456

    2701

    3163

    Double room

    5120

    5479

    5873

    7382

    7983

    8367

    10126

    13477

    Three and more rooms

    1443

    1355

    1712

    1931

    2527

    2867

    3269

    4000

    Total floorage, thousand sq. m

    485.3

    536.9

    611.0

    747.7

    875.5

    889.6

    1032.4

    1293.1

    Number of visitors, total (thsd. persons)

    266.3

    350.0

    596.9

    853.0

    1185.1

    1255.5

    1391.4

    1854.5

    of which non-residents

    103.7

    150.9

    306.5

    438.5

    625.5

    773.6

    866.2

    1170.0

    Number of employed persons in hotels

    4237

    4824

    6161

    7416

    8561

    8735

    10211

    13236

    of which women

    2366

    2834

    3508

    4375

    5079

    5189

    6074

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