AEIR 2022


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Georgia’s growth recovered strongly from the 6.8% contraction in 2020 to an estimated 10.6% growth in 2021. All major sectors did well with exceptions of construction and agriculture. On the supply side, services reversed its 8.1% contraction in 2020 to grow by 14.5%. Industry reversed a 6.6% drop in 2020 to expand by 6.2%. However, agriculture contracted by 2.5% due to pest damage and adverse weather. On the demand side, growth in consumption nearly doubled from 5.4% in 2020 to 9.0% as pandemic restrictions were lifted in the second half of the year. Growth is forecast to decline to 3.5% as the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine slows trade and remittances. It is expected to recover somewhat to 5.0% in 2023 with some revival in demand—both domestic, fueled by faster credit growth, and external, with increased exports the result of structural reform to trade and connectivity.

Source: Asian Development Outlook 2022.
Latest Month-Ago Year-Ago
Headline Inflation Rate 1 10.6 (Oct22)11.5 12.8
Industrial/ Manufacturing Production Growth Rate 1 11.8 (Jun22)31.1 0.0
Merchandise Export Growth 1 9.2 (Oct22)9.2 40.0
Exchange Rate Index 2 154.4 (Oct22)158.0 174.5
1 y-o-y, %.
2 Monthly average, January 2006 = 100, $/local currency.
Source: CEIC database.

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