The CBI have been telling us we need to export more and work with the BRIC’s (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), Georgia have been working hard to make friends inthe UK.
Economics minister Vera Kobalia was featured in the press this weekend (Sunday Express – Tracey Boles)
She would like Easy Jet and Ryanair to join BMI in direct flights from the UK. Georgia wants Free Trade agreements with the UK and many of its citizens speak English. Tourism has increased 40% this year and for hotels willing to set up in Georgia they could get free plots of land and no tax for 15 years.
BP has already invested and Georgia is particularly keen to tap into the UK’s martime expertise to benefits it ports.