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On April 11, 2019 meeting was held between the representatives of EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC) and German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ).
During the meeting the discussion focused on future possible cooperation opportunities in various directions.


 

On March 21, Georgian-Polish Round Table was held in Tbilisi, at Hotel “Holiday Inn”.
The event was organized by EUGBC in cooperation with Marshal Office of Lower Silesia and Polish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The meeting was attended by representatives of the local business sector along with the Polish businessmen. The attendees discussed trade relations between countries and ways to deepen economic cooperation. Polish guests were informed about the investment environment in Georgia. Representatives of “Enterprise Georgia” and “Partnership Fund” participated in the meeting.


On March 19, 2019 EU-Georgia Business Council organized the next in turn meeting between EU Commissioner for Trade, Ms. Cecilia Malmström with Businesses. 

Attendees were addressed by the Secretary General of the EU-Georgia Business Council, Mr. Zviad Chumburidze, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia, H.E. Carl Hartzell and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Giorgi Kobulia.

The meeting was attended by more than 130 participants representing Business sector, Business Support Organizations, as well as Diplomatic Corps accredited in Georgia. Founders of successful and export-oriented Georgian companies spoke about perspectives and challenges for entering the EU Market. The Head of the Regional Representation of the European Investment Bank in South Caucasus, Mr. Maciej Czura, presented technical tools supported by the European Bank for the purpose of strengthening the private sector through effective financing. After the presentations the meeting continued in Q&A mode. During the meeting EU-Georgia Business Council announced about launching of the a new project titled “Georgian Women Winemakers”.

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On February 28 held EUGBC Annual Members’ Meeting, which was attended by Head of Regional Representation for the South Caucasus European Investment Bank. Mr. Maciej CZURA and Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, Mr. Carlo Natale.

At the meeting the attendees discussed a number of important issues and future projects for the business sector, including the EU-Georgia Transmission Line project initiated by EUGBC and Gross Energy Group in the beginning of 2018, which will significantly enhance Georgia’s role 
in strengthening Energy Security of the EU. Zviad Chumburidze, General Secretary of the Business Council presented the project initiated by EUGBC, which implies establishment of a monitoring commission on business disputes.

The meeting was followed by the presentations of new member companies of EUGBC. Chairman of EUGBC Board of Directors, Mr. Chris Schlueter presented new business catalog, EUGBC Business Line 2019, which aims to promote Georgian business sector and to discuss existing business environment in the country. Continue reading