Georgia is a country that, because of its geographical position, has always engaged in important import and export activities
. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, the country has access to important terrestrial and maritime transport routes.
The country’s investor friendly policies encourage many foreign investors to seek business opportunities in Georgia. Its stable economic development, liberal and free market are also important factors that encourage import and export activities.
Our company formation agents in Georgia
can give you complete information about the special approvals, permits and licenses that you will need in order to engage in trade activities in Georgia
Exports from Georgia
Georgia is a country that bases a large portion of its internal production on the cultivation of agricultural products like various fruits (grapes, citrus fruits, hazelnuts), the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and in mining activities. Nuts are one of the main products exported by Georgia, alongside scrap metal, copper ore, vehicles, fruits and wine.
Georgia’s main export partners are: Turkey, the United States, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Germany or Canada.
Imports to Georgia
Georgia imports almost all of its supplies of natural gas and oil products. Grains, pharmaceuticals, machinery and parts, metal construction materials, mobile and wireless devices, cigarettes and computers are also among the products imported by Georgia. The country mainly imports from countries like Turkey, Azerbaijan, China, Ukraine or Germany.
In 2014, Georgia’s foreign trade increased by 5% compared to the previous year and the country and the trade volume with the European Union increased by 2% compared to 2013.
If you want to invest in the trade sector in Georgia
, our Georgian company formation agents
can help you open a company
and obtain all the necessary business permits and licenses for engaging in import and export activities
. The liberal foreign trade policy in the country allows investors to enjoy facilitated trade regimes and customs procedures, low import tariffs and minimal non-tariff regulations.