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Free Trade Area Implementation Opportunities in Georgia

The first meeting of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) Central Advisory Council is to take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on 12 June. Its objective is to hear from representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country’s regions and local experts about their …

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DCFTA Information Desk Launched in Tetritskaro

DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) Information Desk has been opened in Tetritskaro, at the office of ENPARD implementing partner, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG). Subsequently, the members of the EU-supported Tetritskaro Local Action Group (LAG) will inform local community about DCFTA – How to bring their …

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Role of Poti Industrial Zone in Free Trade Agreements

Georgia is the only country in the region that has signed free trade agreements with both the EU and China. Preparations for conducting negotiations for an upgraded DCFTA trade regime started in 2009. The European Commission submitted recommendations for implementing reforms in various fields. After fulfilling these recommendations, DCFTA began …

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EU Transfers GEL 140 million to Georgia in Support of Reforms

The European Union (EU) has transferred GEL 140 million (EUR 48.1 million) of non-reimbursable aid to Georgia in acknowledgement of commonly agreed reform progress in 2017 in several sectors: Trade and business development Vocational education and employment Aagriculture Integration of internally displaced people (IDPs). Payments were also made for Georgia’s …

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Kona Getting Ready to Launch Exports to EU


KONA cooperative, a beneficiary of the DCFTA information center of Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is getting ready to launch exports to the Netherlands. The cooperative has already selected a partner company in the mentioned country. Representatives of KONA cooperative have received an offer from DCFTA information center on …

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DCFTA Effect on Entrepreneurs

International School of Economics (ISET) has conducted a research work for outlining needs and challenges of business promoting organizations. The research work has showed that promoter organizations have to win confidence of member and nonmember companies. At the same time, according to the report, media is an only source of …

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Georgia and Great Britain Start Working on Saving Free Trade Regime

Genadi Arveladze, Deputy Minister of Economy of Georgia, has met with Sara Kroft, chief negotiator of Great Britain with Eastern Europe and Central Asia. After the Brexit, Great Britain has faced necessity that EU-signed international agreements be moved to bilateral format, especially, special regard is paid to saving the trade …

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Twinning Project Prepares Georgian Experts to lead DCFTA Information Centres

The EU-funded Georgia Reaching European Access and Trade (GREAT) project is preparing Georgian experts to lead its Deep and Comprehensive Fair Trade Agreement (DCFTA) information centres. The establishment of ‘one-stop-shop’ information centres throughout Georgia was an objective of the twinning activity organised within the GREAT project, which is part of …

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9 Sectors with Investment Potential under DCFTA

Deep and Comprehensive Free Space Agreement (DCFTA) provides good opportunity for not only Georgian  entrepreneurs for penetrating new markets, but they are interesting for foreign investors too. Developing communication channels acquires special importance to introduce Georgia’s investments and new exports market opportunities to global investors. In this respect, communications strategy …

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