External trade had increasing pattern since 2009. In 2012 the volume of external trade of Georgia reached 10, 220 mln USD with 10.5% growth rate. The share of import volume in 2012 trade increased (77%) and the share of export volume decreased (23%) compared to the corresponding indicators for 2011 (76%, 24%).
Similar to the previous years, VAT and Income Tax were the most important sources for the formation of 2012 budget revenues (45%, 26.5%). During the period of 2007-2012 the growth of tax revenues followed the growth of Nominal GDP. The average inflation rate had similar pattern too.