Minister of Economy and Sustainable Growth of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia received Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Ibrahim Rahimfur for the Ministry of Economy of Georgia.
The meeting has also been attended by Iranian Ambassador in Georgia Seid Javad Kavamshahid, Deputy Economy Minister Genadi Arveladze, representatives of Foreign Ministry and Iranian Embassy on March 20.
Iran and Georgia keep active cooperation in trade-economic, investment, agriculture and tourism sectors, the parties noted.
According to the 2016 indicators, Georgia’s exports to Iran rose by 30%. Main exports units are ferro-alloys, vehicles, medications, mutton and so on.
Georgia has possible ways to export mineral and spring waters, juices of fruit and veggies and tinned products, tea and fizzy drinks.
Giorgi Gakharia and Ibrahim Rahimfur discussed active cooperation in tourism sector. Iran ranks sixth with regards to tourist inflows to Georgia. According to statistics, as many as 147 915 tourists visited Georgia in 2016, up Five times when compared to 2015.