Georgian Prime Minister George Kvirikashvili had made a focus on strategic location, attractive investment environment, transport potential and easy-doing business in his speech, gave at the annual plenum session – “Global Leaders Debate”.
The MP has paid great attention to the EU Association Agreement (including Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement). According to him, country’s investment attractiveness is significantly increased.
“Direct foreign investments are growing in Georgia through the recent years. Growth of 80% is fixed in 2014 and investment volume has made up 1,75 billion USD. Business oriented policy, un-interrupting reforms, strong foreign trade relations, Georgia’s strategic location are the most important reasons of the increase. Georgia maximally uses those opportunities offered by the Free trade Agreement signed two years ago. So, countries, which do not have Free Trade Agreement, making investments in Georgia is convenient. Georgia’s unique location , our high results in the different business ratings, our low taxes are very essential as well. As of the World Economic Forum, we are ranked as the 9th in terms of tax lightness”, – George Kviriaskhvili noted.
Kviriakshvili noted on the planned reform of the government and big infrastructural projects, including Anaklia Deep Sea Water Port. Kvirikashvili noted that consultations with business community has become a tradition in Georgia.