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Ambassador Degnan’s Remarks to Media per Meeting with Minister of Finance
March 12, 2020

A man and a woman pose together in front of flags
R-L Ambassador Degnan and Minister Matchavariani. Photo by Ministry of Finance of Georgia

Question about the meeting

Ambassador Kelly Degnan: I had an excellent meeting with the Finance Minister. We already have such extensive cooperation, especially in the areas of export controls and border security. But we also explored developing an investment screening mechanism so Georgia would have better information about the companies and the countries that it is choosing to do business with, and also areas of technical advice that we could perhaps cooperate on. One good development is that we have a technical expert coming from our Treasury Office of Technical Assistance in April to work on capital market development. But there are many other areas. We are also always looking for opportunities for American companies and Georgian companies to work together and improve the growth of both of our countries. Thank you.