The volume of coal and coal products imports from Kazakhstan in the reporting period of 2021 also increased by 28.4 % – from 2,490 tons over the same period of 2020 to 3,198 tons.
Thus, Kazakhstan ranked 2nd among main coal and coal products exporters to Georgia over 1st 11 months of 2021, following after:
- Russia ($7.2 million)
- while Turkey ranked 3rd ($576 890)
Georgia depends on imports for all its natural gas, oil is imported mainly in the form of refined oil products (diesel, 40.7%, and gasoline, 40.4%).
The energy mix is relatively diverse compared with other countries in the region.
In 2019, natural gas was the 1st fuel in the energy mix (45.4%), followed by oil (27%), renewables (20.4%) and coal (4.7%).
The share of renewable sources in Georgia’s electricity mix is among the highest in the world (74.7% in 2020).