Prime Minister of Georgia accompanied by the Economic Team of the Government and Governor of the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) met the commercial bank executives, along with presidents of the business and banking associations operating in the country.
The Head of Government of Georgia was briefed by Koba Gvenetadze, NBG Governor on the current economic trends, overview and projections about the currency exchange rates for the future.
Irakli Garibashvili highlighted the positive economic trends witnessed in the country, thereby noting that the growth rate reached 18% in January 2022, which is an unprecedented indicator for the region. At the same time, exports have increased significantly and a positive trend has been observed in the recovery of tourism. In the opinion of the Prime Minister of Georgia, it is important to keep the upward trend and to further increase it. He also noted that businesses acquire a special role in achieving this goal. On behalf of the Government of Georgia (GOG), the Prime Minister reaffirmed the private sector representatives in his full support and urged them to get actively engaged in the implementation of projects and programs announced by the State with an aim of economic growth promotion and creation of new employment opportunities in the country.