On December 10, the MOFCOM International Trade Representative and Vice Minister Zhong Shan signed the Memorandum of Understanding Launching China-Georgia Free Trade Agreement Negotiations between the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Sustainable Development of Georgia with the Minister of the Economic Affairs and Sustainable Development of Georgia Kumsiashvili after the 7th meeting of the China-Georgia Intergovernmental Trade and Economic Cooperation Commission, officially launching the China-Georgia FTA negotiations. .

China is the third largest trade partner and the second largest country of import origin of Georgia. In March 2015, China and Georgia announced to start the feasible research of the FTA negotiations. The research showed that the construction of the China-Georgia FTA is conducive to strengthening the bilateral relationship, deepening the trade and economic cooperation and promoting the economic development of the two countries.

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