This publication is produced by an EU co-financed project “SME Development and DCFTA in Georgia” implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It presents the project’s achievements in 2017 and showcases project’s flagship initiatives that include Export Development Strategy and Business Clustering in furniture, apparel, film and ICT sectors.

Thanks to the EU4Business interest rates compensation programme for SMEs, Ukrainian businesses have an opportunity to receive investment loans at an interest rate of only 7.5%. The programme is implemented under the EU4Business Initiative by the German-Ukrainian Fund, with funding from the EU and Germany through the German Development Bank KfW.