Secretary General of EU-Georgia Business Council, Zviad Chumburidze took part in the meeting of Investor Council, chaired by Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, held at the Administration of the Government. The meeting was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of EUGBC, BP Country Director in Georgia, Chris Schlueter. As an invited guest, Mr. Schlueter made a speech on the following meeting.
Judicial reform, the initiative to form commercial chambers, the Law on Entrepreneurs, and other important issues concerning the private sector were discussed at today’s EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti, as part of his third visit to Georgia, also attended the meeting of the council. Giorgi Kvirikashvili emphasized the importance of EBRD’s engagement resulting so far in more than 200 projects implemented and about 3 billion euro invested. Continue reading

EUGBC Projects Director, Giorgi Kacharava took part at the Trade Advisory Group (TAG) meeting held on July 25, 2017 in Rooms hotel. The meeting was officially launched by Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable development, Genady Arveladze.

TAG is an advisory body under the Ministry of Economy and its function is to prepare proposals and relevant recommendations on trade issues. During the meeting the council elected a new chairman and discussed issues regarding free trade agreements with China and India. 
The Trade Advisory Group consists of 25 large and sectoral Business Associations.

EUGBC Secretary General, Zviad Chumburidze and Projects Director, Giorgi kacharava participated in the Conference on Economic Diplomacy held on July 19 within the framework of the Annual gathering of Heads of Georgian Diplomatic Missions abroad – titled “Result-oriented diplomacy in turbulent environment”. The conference was hosted by the company Geocap, which was founded within the governmental project “Produce in Georgia”.
The Conference on Economic Diplomacy were attended by the representatives of the Government and Business Associations of Georgia.
Participants discussed ongoing reforms in the tax customs area, 4 year infrastructural plan, ongoing reforms in agriculture and energy sectors, as well as country’s energy security and Georgia’s participation in energy transit. The conference reflected new initiative of the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili – “Export promotion triangle”.

The 14th Annual International Conference – “Georgia’s European Way – Ensuring Regional Stability” held in Batumi on July 13-14, 2017.  Mr. Chris Schlueter, Chairman of EUGBC Board of Directors, BP Country Manager in Georgia and Mr. Zviad Chumburidze, EUGBC Secretary General attended the conference. Continue reading