The Federal Customs Service of Russia reported an increase in the volume of wine imports from Georgia in 2018 by 9.1% compared with 2017. This volume is estimated at 64.3 thousand tons and $ 116.8 million.
“The volume of imports from Georgia of commodity group 2204“ Natural grape wines … ”in 2017 amounted to $ 1,02788.8 thousand in value and 58954.2 tons in physical terms, in 2018 – $ 116770.2 thousand and 64320.2 tons, respectively” – said in a statement.
The data of the FCS show that in 2018, 1.2 million tons of wine were imported to Russia as a whole. Of these, the share of Georgian wine imports was 5.4%.