Agri Review
The goal of the publication is to summarize major developments in the agricultural sector and provide a brief analysis of related economic indicators. The publication presents the main economic figures of Georgia's agricultural sector and consists of four sections: Sector at a glance featuring prod
uction, employment, and FDI in the agricultural sector; Price highlights including domestic and international prices; Trade highlights describing share of agricultural exports and imports in total exports and imports as well as export and import diversification indexes; Policy watch provides a brief review of major changes in the agricultural policy of the country. The publication relies on the data from the following sources: Geostat, Ministry of Finance (MoF), and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The Agri Review allows the reader to track major developments in Georgian agriculture and judge the progress in the sector.
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November 15, 2017 FPI | Sweet Peach Preserves for Cold Winter
13 November 2017

In the first half of November, ISET’s Retail Food Price Index increased by 9.2% y/y (compared to November 2016). On a monthly basis (compared to October 2017), retail food prices slightly increased, by 1.2%. The largest bi-weekly price changes were recorded for fruits and vegetables.

October 30, 2017 FPI | Inside 2017 Georgia Grape Harvest
30 October 2017

At the end of October, food prices maintained an upward trend; ISET’s Retail FPI gained 2.6% m/m (compared to the last week of September). On an annual basis (compared to October 2016), we recorded a significant 11.3% increase in food prices. According to data from the last two weeks of October, the biggest increase in price was recorded for tomatoes (99%), for which the price almost doubled due to seasonality.

October 15, 2017 FPI | Shall We Expect a Cold and Expensive Winter?
16 October 2017

In the first half of October, food prices in Tbilisi’s major supermarkets increased by 10.8% compared to October 2017. On a monthly basis (that is, compared to September 2017), ISET’s Retail Food Price Index increased slightly by 1.7%. On a biweekly basis, most of the prices increased, leading to a higher Retail FPI.

September 30, 2017 FPI | Potato Price Dynamics
30 September 2017

By the end of September, ISET’s Retail Food Price Index increased by 10.1% y/y (compared to September 2016). On a monthly basis (compared to August 2017), retail food prices slightly decreased, by 0.5%. The largest bi-weekly price changes were recorded for vegetables.

September 15, 2017 FPI | Food Prices on the Rise!
15 September 2017

On an annual basis, the biggest price increases occurred for apples (87%), potatoes (46%), and carrots (42%), whereas cucumbers, peaches, and tomatoes, on the contrary, became cheaper by 25%, 20%, and 14%, respectively.