YEREVAN, June 20. /ARKA/. Georgian authorities have raised transit fees for trucks by 75%, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a decree published on the website of the Legislative Bulletin of Georgia.
According to the decree, which has come into force today, the Georgian government has raised the road use fee for the transit passage of trucks from 200 Georgian laris to 350 laris (from $68 to $120).
The government decree exempts from the fee only those vehicles that transport cargo from a seaport to the nearest customs control zone at a distance of 10 km and back
The Georgian online economic edition bm.ge, with reference to the Ministry of Finance, notes that more than 900 trucks cross Georgia every day. In 2021, some 332,000 trucks used the Georgian corridor, having paid 66.4 million laris (about $23 million). Over 88,000 trucks carried cargo to Armenia, 68,367 to Azerbaijan, and 41,425 to Turkey. --0--