PM Bakhtadze attends President Xi’s welcome banquet for leaders attending China import expo

The CIIE opens on November 5 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center of Shanghai. Photo: PM's office, 04 Nov 2018 - 23:20, Tbilisi,Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has attended a welcome banquet held by Chinese President Xi Jinping for leaders attending the China International Import Expo (CIIE).

 PM Bakhtadze has met with several leaders at the event, including Managing Director of the  IMF Christine Lagarde and the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite. Photo: PM's office


“We aim to ensure Georgia’s effective integration into the global economy and making the country an economic hub in the region. The Chinese market is the largest platform for our producers providing more opportunities for the development of their business and employing more people,” PM Bakhtadze said, adding that opening the Georgian pavilion at the CIIE will help more than 50 Georgian producers to promote their production and the country overall.