“Georgian export to the EU has increased by 44% in the first quarter” – Mikheil Janelidze

05.05.2017 – According to Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, Agreement on financial assistance signed as part of European Commissioner Johannes Hahn’s visit to Georgia will contribute to the implementation of the Association Agreement and will be directed towards the strengthening of respective institutions.  
 
“Georgian export to the EU during the first 3 months of 2017 increased by 44 %, and this is a clear proof of how important the DCFTA and our institutional reforms are. These institutional reforms not only encourage the export of Georgian products to the EU market but also make them internationally competitive” – Mikheil Janelidze said.
 
According to him, the funds allocated under this Agreement will also go towards the Horizon 2020 and Creative Europe Programmes, which will, for their part, open up new opportunities for representatives of science, innovations and culture.
  
32 mln euro allocated under the Financial Agreement signed today with the EU will be used to facilitate the implementation of the Association Agreement, approximation of laws, and institutional reinforcement in Georgia.
 
Mikheil Janelidze spoke on the air of Imedi TV commenting on the visit of European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn to Georgia