Türkey & Georgia
Turkey has been the biggest trade partner of Georgia since 2007.
Citizens of both countries can cross the common border on the basis of identy cards rather than passports.
There are 27 Turkish companies in Georgia with over $1 million in capital.
There are approximately 500 Turkish SME’s operating in Georgia.
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GURTIAD Executive Board’s Meeting in Batumi city
with Head of Nurol Holding in Georgia Mr. Lutfu Nilgin &
The Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Batumi MS. Makbule Koçak
GURTIAD`s Women Commettee which started its activity since 24 September, 2017
on 05 March, 2018 have visited the Red Cross Social Center located in Varketili region of Tbilisi City
” You are not Alone” on occasion of “8 March-International Women`s Day”
Visit of The Chaırman of DKİB Mr. A.Hamdi Gürdoğan, Members of Association
and the Chairman of MOBİAD Mr.Alper Bektaş
Visit of Councellor on Religious issues of
the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Nebi Gumuş,
TIKA Georgia Coordinator Mr.Huseyin Şanli,
Maarif Foundation Georgia Director Mr.Sechuk Baş and
Yunus Emre Institute Director Mr. Selçuk Kürşad Koca,
Courtesy visit of (DWV) Georman Business Association Managing Director Mr. Oliver Regner
GURTIAD Members’ Workshop
Courtesy visit of the Vice President of
the Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation
(TURKONFED) Mr. Hasan Kamil Hayali to Association
Breakast Meeting of
the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Turkey in Georgia
Mrs.Fatma Ceren Yazgan with GURTİAD Members
Courtesy visit of GÜRTİAD President Mr. Celal Sancar and
Mr. Lutfu Bilgin, the Head of Nurol Holding in Georgia
to the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Batumi
MS. Makbule Koçak
Courtesy visit of GÜRTİAD
to the President of the Georgian Chamber
of Commerce and Industry MS. Nino Chikovani
Visit of delegation of Ardahan
Chamber of Commerce headed
by City Governor of Ardahan Mr.Mehmet Emin Bilmez
The first Vice-Premier of Georgia and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Dimitry Kumsishvili took part in opening of “The new enterprise of Adjara Textile” in Poti
With the support of the state-led program Produce in Georgia, Adjara Textile have opened a new enterprise in Georgia’s Black Sea coastal town of Poti.
The first Vice-Premier of Georgia and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Dimitry Kumsishvili, took part in the opening ceremony on February 22.
The event was also attended by Adjara Textile founder Kemal Bilgingulluoglu and Nike Ema Regional Director Kaner Soitas.
According to the Minister of Economy of Georgia, Adjara Textile will supply such large brands as New Balance and Under Armour.
The Minister explained that 25 million GEL has already been invested in the enterprise, adding that upon the total completion of the enterprise, an additional 15 million GEL will be added to the primary investment.
“The new enterprise of Adjara Textile, equipped with the high-standards technologies, will allow us to significantly increase export and create jobs. 3000 people will be gradually employed as a result” Kumsishvili stated.
“This is a really obvious example and a confirmation that the business develops where there is a desire and good planning. Every single Lari in this enterprise will not only benefit the employed people, but in the end, every citizen of Georgia,” he added.
According to Kumsishvili, the reforms implemented in the country show that the Government’s priority is freedom of business and its promotion, especially in the regions.
“Exports from Georgia last year amounted to $90 million, which is certainly growing this year,” the Minister said.
Adjara Textile is an 100% export-oriented company that already cooperates with international companies such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, Lotto, Erma; and carries out realization of production made in Georgia.
The company produces 10,000,000 units of production per year, and the volume of production will be significantly increased by the introduction of new high-quality machinery.
The company already has two sewing factories in Georgian cities of Batumi and Kobuleti, where 2,500 people are employed.
Georgian PM H.E.Giorgi Kavirikashvili met with the Head of Nurol Holding
Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili hosted the head of Nurol Holding and Georgia’s Honorary Consul in Izmir Nurettin Carmikli.
The parties discussed the bilateral cooperation between Georgia and Turkey across various fields that has moved to a qualitatively new level throughout the last few years.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili thanked Nurettin Carmikli for his support for Georgia and the friendship, he also noted that he greatly values the large-scale investments undertaken by Nurol Holding.
The conversation also touched upon the ongoing and upcoming infrastructural projects in Georgia. Prime Minister informed the head of Nurol Holding on the fact that the expenses allocated for infrastructural projects have increased 36-37% this year only, whereas the next year, the budget allocated for this purpose will be increased by 89-90% as compared to 2016.
The parties also discussed future cooperation.
Nurettin Carmikli expressed his readiness to continue business and friendly relations with the Prime Minister of Georgia and the members of the Government. He also indicated that he will continue to support Georgia.
Prime Minister’s Press Office
Gürcistan’da sermayesi 1 milyon Dolar’ın üstünde 27 Türk firması bulunmaktadir ve Kobi niteliginde 500den fazla Türk şirketi faaliyet göstermektedir.
“B” group members