FDI Grant – a new initiative from the Government of Georgia

The Government of Georgia has approved the state program to support foreign investment projects. The goal of the program is to promote the growth of foreign direct investments in country, the inflow of technology and the creation of new jobs.

The FDI grant incentive applies to following economic sectors:

• Production of electrical and electronic engineering products;

• Manufacturing of aircraft parts and components

• Manufacture of vehicles and equipment, as well as their parts;

• Export of business services/ business process outsourcing (BPO);

• Developing Warehouses and logistic centers;

• Aircraft repair and maintenance (MRO);

The eligibility criteria includes:

• An international company participating in the program will have obligation to invest at least 10 million GEL (~3 mln USD) and create minimum 150 jobs.

• For companies operating in the field of business process outsourcing (BPO), the minimum amount of investment equals 5 million GEL (~1.5 MLN USD), with a creation of at least 200 new jobs.

Upon fulfillment of the investment obligation, Companies will get cashback of up to 1 million GEL (~300 THSD USD)

Companies, interested in applying to the program, need to develop investment project business strategy and business plan. A relevant agreement is concluded between the government and the investor, by which the investor undertakes the investment commitment and starts the implementation of the project, the maximum term of which is 39 months.

If you would like to apply for FDI grant please contact us. Our consultants will guide you throughout the process and provide end to end support.