David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia to the U.S.

Export, Import and Investment Opportunities in Georgia at Global ChamberŪ on October 30th

Published Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Global Chamber® is pleased to host Ambassador of Georgia to the U.S. David Bakradze on October 30th at noon Eastern time. He will be discussing export, import and investment opportunities for U.S. and other country companies in the country of Georgia.

The discussion will be live in-person with Q&A locally (Baltimore, Maryland USA) and be broadcast LIVE around the world via zoom globinar. Sign up HERE.

"Our discussion is for companies looking to grow and open to grow in Georgia," said Doug Bruhnke, founder/CEO of Global Chamber®. "Georgia is full of export, import and investment opportunities, and the rapid growth of their economy is an opportunity for companies all over the world to be involved."

Georgia's main exports have been copper ores and concentrates, ferroalloys, hazelnut, medications, nitrogen fertilizers, wine, crude oil, mineral water, non-denatured ethanol and spirits. The country's main imports are oil, motor cars, pharmaceuticals, wheat and meslin, sugar and electrical equipment, with main import partner countries Turkey, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Germany, Russia and the U.S.

There are infrastructure and foreign direct investment opportunities in Georgia as well.

Join Global Chamber® for this multi-metro globinar event on October 30th in person at the Maryland Department of Commerce in Baltimore or via zoom.

Contact us for more information at info@globalchamber.org.

 

David Bakradze - Ambassador of Georgia to the United States of America

David Bakradze was appointed Ambassador of Georgia to the United States in Washington D.C. in December 2016.   

Ambassador Bakradze has a long and distinguished career in diplomatic service since 2002. He has served in a number of senior official posts in Georgian public service.

Prior to his appointment as Ambassador to the US, David Bakradze served as the State Minister of Georgia for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration and was responsible for implementation of activities of the Government of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic integration. In particular, he was in charge of coordinating the work of the Government on implementation of key instruments of integration, such as EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA), Eastern Partnership for EU, Annual National Program (ANP) and NATO-Georgia Commission (NGC); as well as coordinating Strategic Communication and European Assistance Programs for the Government of Georgia.

Ambassador Bakradze’s career includes a number of notable and senior positions:  State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration (2014 – 2016); Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Serbia (2012 – 2014); Senior Counsellor and Charge d’Affaires to the Republic of Finland (2008 – 2012); Head of First European Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005 – 2008); Counselor of the Permanent Mission of Georgia to the UN, Embassy to the Swiss Confederation (2002—2005); National Security Council of Georgia covering Human Rights, Information and Analysis, Law Enforcement Institutions (1997 – 2002); Press office, office of the President of Georgia (1996 – 1997).  

David Bakradze graduated from Tbilisi State University with the degree in International Economic Relations and International Law.

He speaks Georgian, English and Russian languages.

Ambassador Bakradze is married to Anna Matsukashvili and they have three children.

 

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