Projects Director of EU-Georgia Business Council, Giorgi Kacharava took part at the DCFTA Advisory Group meeting held on November 17, 2017. The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable development, Genady Arveladze.
The issues discussed at the following meeting were the DCFTA implementation action plan for 2018-2020, as well as 9-month report and news about DCFTA Information Centers existing in Georgia. The Group is an advisory body under the Ministry of Economy, the main purpose of which is to facilitate the effective implementation of DCFTA and to ensure involvement of civil society in this process.
The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss officially opened its new representation in Yerevan, Armenia, on November 3, 2017. During a ceremony at the Grand Hotel Yerevan, Alexander Kharlamov (Managing Director of Gebrüder Weiss Georgia and Armenia) emphasized the significance of the new location for the network of Gebrüder Weiss: “From Yerevan, not only do we serve destinations in Iran and Russia for our customers, but Armenia is also a key stop along the Silk Road – an important hub between Europe and Asia.” In front of some 150 guests, Mr. Kharlamov underscored the high potential of the region and explained how Gebrüder Weiss is able to support export-oriented companies when entering the Armenian market. Continue reading
On November 16, 2017 EU-Georgia Business Council with the support of Embassies of V4 countries (Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia) in Georgia, organized the conference titled “V4 countries and Georgia – prospects for development of economic cooperation”. The aim of the conference was to discuss the perspectives of trade and economic cooperation between Georgia and the abovementioned countries, as well as, to share the economic experience.
On November 14, 2017 Caucasus University hosted EU-Georgia Business Council and students from the Competence Centre for Black Sea Region Studies, University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna.
Within the event, the Austrian students got acquainted with the Caucasus University’s educational process and international studying programs.The Secretary General of EU-Georgia Business Council, Zviad Chumburidze informed students about organization’s activities and future projects.Representatives of the Business Council member companies delivered lectures for Australian and Georgian students on the following issues – The existing business environment in Georgia and the country as a Caucasus transport corridor.