EUGBC organized a seminar for Georgian exporters in Batumi


EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC), in the framework of the project supported by the European Union, organized a seminar:”What Georgian Exporters Should Know to Access EU Market” in Batumi.

The seminar took place on September 24th, at the Office of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Adjara Autonomous Republic. Goal of the seminar was to raise awareness of entrepreneurs in Adjara on specific issues regarding the EU trade regulations.
The participants of the seminars were welcomed on behalf of the EUGBC by Mr. Alexander Khvtisiashvili. Welcoming speech was also delivered by Mr. Iason Tsertsvadze, General Director of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Adjara Autonomous Republic.
EUGBC Trade expert Mr. Alexander Khvtisiashvili elaborated on the European Economic Area, tariff and non-tariff barriers, EU’s Generalized Systems of Preferences for Georgia (GSP+), EU-Georgia potential Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement, online EU help-desk for the third country exporters.
Ms. Tamar Labartkava, Representative of Consulting Company GDCI presented to the participants of the seminar the topic: Food safety legislative requirements of the European Union and Georgia.
More than 40 entrepreneurs, representatives of the authorities of Adjara Autonomous Republic, journalists and other interested parties took part in the seminar.
Participants showed a big interest to seminar topics and actively engaged in discussions.
The participants of the seminar received EUGBC trade brochures published with support of the European Union. The electronic versions of the publications can be found on EUGBC website, as well as on the EC Delegation’s website
Seminar was free and open to public and all interested companies and individuals were welcomed to attend. The seminar was covered by the Television of Adjara.