Tbilisi hosts Georgian-Japanese business forum
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 25
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The 5th Georgian-Japanese business forum is taking place in the capital of Georgia Tbilisi, with the participation of representatives of over 100 Georgian and over 30 Japanese companies, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.
Japanese participants are represented by the companies that are most interested in the investment potential of Georgia - TOYOTA, MITSUBISHI, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), ITOCHU and others.
During the forum, the Georgian side provided Japanese companies with information on business opportunities and risk management in Georgia. The talks focused on Japan’s support for Georgia and plans for the future, which should strengthen business ties between the two countries.
The business forum was welcomed by Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Nikoloz Alavidze, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Alexander Khvtisiashvili and Ambassador of Japan to Georgia Tadaharu Uehara.
Japan and Georgia established diplomatic relations in August 1992.
Georgian-Japanese relations are developing dynamically in both bilateral and multilateral formats. The countries actively cooperate in the political, trade, economic, investment, infrastructure and agricultural sectors.
In addition, Georgia and Japan have established good cooperation in the areas of healthcare, introduction of new technologies, culture, information technology and tourism.
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