New grain terminal to be opened in Poti port
Georgia, Tbilisi, May 17 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
The Pace Group company together with the companies "APM Terminals - Poti" and "Agricom" will open a wheat processing terminal in the Poti port on Friday.
It is supposed that the ceremony will be attended by Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and members of the government.
The event will be also attended by U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland, his Deputy for Economic Affairs John Ashworth, Azerbaijani Ambassador Azer Huseyn, Turkish Ambassador Levent Murat Burhan and Israeli Ambassador Yuval Fuchs, Acting Minister of Agriculture Giorgi Shervashizhe, Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Chairman of the Parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee David Onoprishvili, Chairman of the Committee on Sector Economy Zurab Tkemaladze, Majority MP Eka Beselia, business ombudsman Giorgi Gakharia and others.
According to the company "Pace Group", such a terminal has never been in Georgia. The facility will allow the exporting countries from the Central Asia to consider Georgia as an alternative route for wheat export to the countries of Mediterranean and Black Sea. The terminal capacity is 500,000 tons per year.