Georgia and Turkey look to widen free trade agreement
Georgia and Turkey are taking actions to widen the existing free trade agreement between them and enable Georgian producers to increase export volume to Turkey.
These issues were the main topics of discussion at the meeting between Georgia’s Economy Minister Giorgi Gakharia and his Turkish counterpart Nihat Zeybekçi in Istanbul.
Gakharia has already met the Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yıldırım. The meeting was held yesterday, where the officials talked about the trade-economic relations between the countries.
Gakharia highlighted the potential to increase exports and imports and further liberalise trade within the free trade agreement, Agenda.ge reported.
The Georgian Minister also emphasized the importance of the declaration on the establishment of the Joint Economic and Trade Commission (JETCO).
Gakharia stated the declaration was another step forward for further developing economic relations with Turkey.