Clothing exports from Georgia fell by 13.1% to US$77.5m in 2015, the first year-on-year decline since 2011. Apparel imports decreased by 18.7% to US$145.9m in 2015.
The value of clothing produced in Georgia amounted to GEL90.2m (US$51.1m) in 2014, an increase of 12.9% compared with the previous year.
According to the Georgian National Investment Agency, the country offers, competitive labour costs, a skilled workforce and customised training, a free trade agreement with Turkey and the CIS countries, a deep and comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU, low production costs and good transportation links with the CIS countries, Europe and Asia.
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