EBA spoke about investment opportunities and business environment in Georgia in the Investment Management Exhibition, which was held on March 20-21 in Frankfurt, Germany.
European Business Association spoke about investment opportunities and business environment in Georgia in the Investment Management Exhibition, which was held on March 20-21 in Frankfurt, Germany. International Management Exhibition (IME) is an international event, which serves as a matchmaking platform for connecting investors with public and private investment project opportunities in Energy, Infrastructure, Logistics, Industry, Mining, IT and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs). The focus is Central Europe, South Eastern Europe, Eastern Partnership Countries and Central Asia.
This year IME was mainly concentrated on the investment opportunities in the region between Germany and China along the ancient central silk road via the Caucasus and Central Asia. IME believes that Belt and Road Concept could facilitate significant improvement of the Eurasian Continent, if the international investors community and the governmental authorities of the region work close together in the coming years. The basic concept of IME in Frankfurt 2018 is to build on the amazing success of the 13 new Central and Southern European new member states and benchmark, network and coordinate the investment and economic development both of FDI and SME development.
Exhibition was opened by the President and CEO of The Region of Frankfurt Rhein Main Mr. Eric Menges, Founder of IME Mr.Bekim Xhafa and Consulate of Chinese People Republic in Germany
Chinese Consulate mentioned about the importance of Belt and Road Initiative for China, Europe and the countries between. Over 20 country representatives from public and private sector presented investment projects, including Austria, Netherlands. Republic of Kosovo, Albania, Latvia, Lithuania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Korea, Serbia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia and different regions of Germany like: Bayern, Baden Wurttemberg, Hessen and Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Institutional investors, Financial service providers, Project developers, Cities & Regional Authorities, Economic free zones/industry parks attended the exhibition.
Presentation about Georgia’s investment opportunities was made by Mariam Kuchuloria, Deputy CEO of EBA Georgia. She talked about favorable business environment for foreign direct investments in Georgia, presented different projects and mentioned about the role, the country can take in the Belt and Road initiative. It was decided that IME representatives will visit Georgia in the nearest future to get more information about the specific projects and support Georgia to really compete with other countries at the IME 2019.