The 8th session of the Joint Commission for Intergovernmental Economic Cooperation between Georgia and the People's Republic of China was held in Beijing
On October 16, 2023, the 8th session of the Joint Commission for Intergovernmental Economic Cooperation between Georgia and the People's Republic of China was held in Beijing. The meeting was co-chaired by the Vice Prime Minister of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili, and the Deputy Minister of Commerce of China, Ling Ji.
According to the agenda of the commission meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues, including the prospects of deepening free trade, investment relations, transport, logistics and infrastructure, agriculture, information technologies and innovations, tourism, and others.
The Vice Prime Minister of Georgia, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, introduced the dynamics and statistical data of the Georgian economy to the Chinese side, he also spoke about ongoing reforms in various fields. In addition, it was noted that the decision of the Georgian government to establish visa-free travel for Chinese citizens and daily direct flights will further contribute to the deepening of bilateral partnership relations.
The co-chairs of the joint commission on trade and economic cooperation between Georgia and China signed a joint protocol - that reflects the priority areas of bilateral economic cooperation. The next meeting of the commission will be held in Georgia in 2024.