Members of the European Business Association met the Minister of Economy and the EU Ambassador

On April 6, the members of the European Business Association (EBA) met the Minister of Economy Levan Davitashvili and the Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia, Carl Hartzell at the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, in order to discuss important issues for business, including digitalisation, export under the DCFTA, SME support, sustainable development, and more.
 

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The meeting was attended by the members of the European Business Association from different business sectors including: banking, insurance, finance, construction, agriculture and production.

Businesses operating in Georgia had the opportunity to speak openly about their needs and challenges in a dialogue format. Additionally, the Minister of Economy briefed the event participants on business incentive programs that cover almost every sector of the economy. The EU Ambassador highlighted several priority areas: DCFTA implementation, greening of SMEs, digitalization, black sea connectivity, vocational education and skills development.

Levan Davitashvili, the Minister of Economy: “An open dialogue between the business and the
government sector is essential. Only an open dialogue process will enable us to make the most of what the Association Agreement with Europe and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement offers”.

The event was organized by the European Business Association within the framework of the project “Promoting European business and economic interests in Georgia” supported by the European Union.

For further information please contact:
● Nino Ushikishvili, Project Manager, European Business Association, Nino.ushikishvili@eba.ge,
+995557519577
● Tamriko Mikadze, Press and Information Officer, Delegation of the European Union to Georgia,
Tamriko.Mikadze@EEAS.europa.eu