Georgia and China sign deal to exchange labour force

Georgia and China are strengthening friendship, deepening agricultural ties. Photo by Georgia's Ministry of Agriculture., 04 Nov 2016 - 17:17, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia and China are merging efforts to improve the skills of both nations’ labour force by sharing best practices, knowledge and experience.

Today it was announced Georgian specialists will learn from Chinese professionals about tea cultivation technology, while the Chinese side will be introduced the best vine cultivation technologies.

The bilateral deal was signed today following a meeting between Georgia’s Agriculture Minister Levan Davitashvili and a delegation from China’s Agriculture Ministry.

In recent years Georgia has forged strong ties with China through bilateral trade and economic cooperation, said Minister Davitashvili.

He accented the importance of the Georgia-China Free Trade Deal that will come into play next year and noted China was one of Georgia's major trade partner countries.

Davitashvili said export opportunities of Georgian products, especially wine and mineral water, was growing in China.

At the same time the Chinese guests today confirmed the demand on Georgian agricultural products was growing in China and the country was also interested to import more Georgian tea.