On April 30, 2018, Ms. Nona Mamulashvili, President of GSBA held an introductory meeting with Mr. Levan Davitashvili- Minister of Environment and Agriculture of Georgia.
Parties have discussed joint initiatives and projects to be implemented within the framework of the EFTA Free Trade Agreement.
The EFTA Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on May 1st, 2018. The Free Trade Agreement between Georgia and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) allows Georgian producers to export majority of their goods without tariff barriers to the additional 14-mln high purchasing power consumer market . The agreement covers following issues: trade in goods, trade in services, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade, rules of origin, customs and trade facilitation, intellectual property rights, public procurement, competition, trade remedies and sustainable development.