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China-Georgia FTA Takes Effect From January

The China-Georgia Free Trade Agreement will take effect on January 1, 2018, according to a post on the website of China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). Signed in May this year, the agreement has completed the examination procedures in both countries, enabling it to come into effect at the beginning of next year, …

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PASHA Bank Supports the Silk Road Regional Trade Finance Forum

November 30th, 2017, Tbilisi Marriott Hotel – The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-Georgia) in cooperation with ICC China will hold the Silk Road Regional Trade Finance Forum. PASHA Bank being the sponsor of the event will also be represented on the trade finance panel discussion. “PASHA Bank is a Baku-based …

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Opening Georgian Parliament to People with Disabilities

The Parliament of Georgia will rearrange its premises to ensure easy access for people with mobility and vision impairments. A concept note “Accessible Parliament for All”, which describes some major changes that will be introduced to the Parliament’s building in Tbilisi, was presented to the public on November 28, 2017.       …

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Expo Georgia to Host Startup Market

Exhibition Center ”Expo Georgia” will host Startup Market. The organizers say that the event is a familiar platform of events for people, which continues to popularize the outstanding startupers and become a motivator for those who believe that they can earn money from a favorite job. The 11th pavilion of …

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President of Venice Port: Georgia has a Lucrative Location

President of Venice Port Pino Musolino said at the Silk Road Forum in Tbilisi that the port plans to take active part in the “One Belt One Road” initiative. Port management is going to hold meetings with government agencies and private sectors. “Venice is the destination of the western region …

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James Blunt to Perform in Georgia

Prominent English singer-songwriter James Blunt will perform in Georgia, Tbilisi on May 26th, organized by Black Pearl Live, international promotion company. James Blunt will visit Georgia in the frames of After Love Tour, the fifth studio album of the singer, released on 24 March 2017 through Atlantic Records. To promote …

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Anaklia Port Signed the Memorandum with Kazakh and Baku Ports

Anaklia Development Consortium has signed agreements on corridor with the Trans-Caspian ports at the “Silk Road of Tbilisi”. The memorandum of cooperation was signed by Levan Akhvlediani, general director of the “Anaklia Development Consortium” with representatives of the Baku International  Port and Kazakh Port Kuryk. Taleh Ziyadov, general director of …

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For the First Time Philippine Government Participates in Tbilisi Belt & Road Forum

Benjamin Diokno

Department of Budget and Management of Philippines Secretary Benjamin Diokno joins over 2000 political leaders, diplomats, experts, and representatives of international organizations and businesses from 60 countries in attending the Tbilisi Belt and Road Forum. The biennial Event, part of topical Forum series, carries forward the tradition of Tbilisi Silk …

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ADB: Georgia Implemented Projects of 2.3bln USD in 10 Years

At the Tbilisi Silk Road Forum Wencai Zhang, vice President of Asian Development Bank, appraised the implemented projects in Georgia and talked about achievements. “Georgia has recorded serious achievements in terms of reforms and development, in general. I would like to congratulate Georgia on all achievements. I supervise Georgia’s economic …

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EU and Georgia Share an Ambitious Transport Agenda Delivering Tangible Results

“EU and Georgia share an ambitious transport agenda, which delivers tangible results,” Henrik Hololei Director-General for Transport and Mobility, European Commission tweeted. I have proposed to First Vice Prime Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili to strengthen it even further”. Sometimes trains are waiting for hours to pass the customs, “Henrik Hololei said …

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Ukrainian PM: We Plan to Reduce Ferry Transportation Tariffs Up to 60%

Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman spoke about the importance of Georgia-Ukraine cooperation at the Silk Road Forum in Tbilisi. “We are happy for Georgia’s success and I am confident that your leadership in the region will contribute to our economic development,” the Ukrainian Prime Minister said. Volodymyr Groysman  talked …

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