On November 30, upon the initiative of the EUGBC, 14 leading business associations made a joint statement on granting the EU candidate status to Georgia.


In the statement, the associations reaffirmed their support for the European integration process, welcomed the recommendation of the European Commission and added the voice of businesses in Georgia to the call to grant the EU candidate status to Georgia in December.


The joint statement was delivered on behalf of the following business associations:


• EU - Georgia Business Council EUGBC

• Deutsche Wirtschaftsvereinigung - DWV

• Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Française en Géorgie - CCIFG

• American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia

• International Chamber of Commerce in Georgia

• European Business Association Georgia

• Georgian Producers Federation GPF

• Georgian Employers' Association (GEA)

• Taxpayers Union

• Georgian Distributors Business Association

• Georgian Farmers' Association