Georgian wine to return to Russia

 

Return of Georgian products will be resolved after inauguration of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Vzglyad cites Georgian MP Kakha Kukava as saying.

Kukava is negotiating the issue with Russian Chief Sanitary Inspector Gennady Onishenko. He negotiated the problem in Moscow.

Georgia has been negotiating return of Georgian products to Russia since March 2011. Georgia expected wine to return to Russia in February.

Georgia increased wine exports by 37.7% in 2011, compared with 2010, earning $54.1 million. A total of 16.9 million liters of wine were sold. Georgy Apkhazav, Chairman of the Georgian Wine Association, said that Ukraine is the biggest importer of Georgian wine, followed by Kazakhstan and Belarus.

Russia banned Georgian wine in 2006. Kukava said that lifting the ban would mean exports of 10 million bottles to Russia. Georgia used to export four times as many to Russia before the ban was passed.

 

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