Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (Georgia)

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Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
საქართველოს ეკონომიკისა და მდგრადი განვითარების სამინისტრო
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Agency overview
Formed 1992
Headquarters Chanturia Str. N12, Tbilisi, Georgia 0118
Annual budget 13.8 million (2016)[1]
Agency executive
  • Dimitri KumsishviliGiorgi Gakharia
    Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development
Child agency
Website www.economy.ge

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (Georgian: საქართველოს ეკონომიკური განვითარების სამინისტრო) is a ministry of the government of Georgia in charge of regulating economic activity in the country. Its head office is in Tbilisi.[2] It is currently headed by Dimitri Kumsishvili.[3]

Structure

The Ministry of Economic Development was established after dissolution of Soviet Union. It was renamed to Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development during government restructuring in 2010.[4]

The main functions of the ministry are to provide incentives for economic growth in the country utilizing an effective economic policy.[5] The economic policies of the state are described in the action plan of the Georgian Government for 2004-2009 titled For United and Powerful Georgia. The policies include utilization of macroeconomic policy and private entrepreneurship development. The economic reforms undertaken by the government include liberalization of entrepreneurial activities, creation of favorable, transparent and stable legislation for private business owners; realization of active privatization process and support to strengthening of private sector; facilitation of issuance of licenses and permits and reform of the system of technical regulation; economic deregulation and protection of markets against monopolization; development of tourism, transport and communication infrastructure, etc.[6]

Sub-agencies

Ministers

References

  1. ^ http://www.economy.ge/uploads/sajaro_informacia/biujeti/2016/biujeti_gegma_5.1_2016_I.kv.pdf
  2. ^ "Main." Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. Retrieved on 6 February 2011. "Address:12 Chanturia Str., Tbilisi, 0108, Georgia."
  3. ^ "Government of Georgia". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 
  4. ^ "Парламент утвердил структурную реорганизацию правительства Грузии" [Parliament confirmed structural re-organization of the Georgian government]. Georgian Times. 2010-06-30. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 
  5. ^ Cardoso, Paulo. "American Times Presents: Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development – Mr. Giorgi Kvirikashvili". The American Times. Tbilisi, Georgia: The American Times. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. Ministry". Retrieved 2011-04-15. 

External links

  • Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (in Georgian)


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