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From 28 March Georgian nationals with biometric passport can travel visa-free to the 26 countries of the Schengen Area and stay for 90 days in any 180-day period.
In the outskirts of Tbilisi up to 100 furniture producers, self-employed artisans and small enterprises, make up the Craftsmen City – an agglomeration that covers an area of 3,5 ha, employing 1,200 people, with the annual output of the cluster reaching 20 million USD, almost half of the recorded industry output overall. On 1st of March representatives of the Craftsmen City took part in a seminar, which looked into the prospects for clustering development in Georgia’s furniture industry.
SME Development and DCFTA Project in Georgia champions introduction of quality, health, safety and sustainability standards in the country’s apparel industry, which promises to develop into a fast-growing sector of Georgian economy with a strong export potential. Establishment of international standards within the industry is key to increasing Georgia’s share in high quality export products, especially for the European market and for bringing in European buyers, as well as for ensuring sustainable development of this industry.
The Government of Georgia presented the national Strategy for Rural Development 2017-2020 and the Rural Development Action Plan 2017 to representatives of the national and local authorities, civil society organizations, diplomatic missions and international agencies.
Council of European Union vote paves way for Georgian visa-free travel to Schengen area from April 2017.
Ambassador speaks about EU-Georgia relations