23 Feb 2018 - 14:06
Georgia is the easiest place in emerging Europe to do business, shows the World Bank’s Doing Business report and this achievement was recognised at a conference held yesterday in Washington, D.C.
The conference ‘Fifteen Years of Doing Business: Opportunities for Future Directions’ reviewed the Doing Business Indicators of past 15 years.
Deputy Chief of mission at the Embassy of Georgia, Giorgi Tsikolia, participated in the conference and highlighted Georgia’s achievements in creating a business friendly environment.
Georgia is ninth among the world’s 190 countries according to the 15th anniversary edition of the World Bank Group’s annual Doing Business report.
The report finds Georgia a top performing economy among the countries of Europe and Central Asia, where it takes two procedures and two days to register a new business, compared with nine procedures and 25 days in 2003.
The participants of the conference praised Georgia’s leading position in the Doing Business report and stated this could help the country attract more investments.
The conference ‘Fifteen Years of Doing Business: Opportunities for Future Directions’ was held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.