SME Panel in Kvareli, Georgia

Further to successful SME Panel in November last year which took place within the Vilnius Summit and the kick-off of the number of projects in the area of SME development, the fifth meeting of the SME Panel under the auspices of the Multilateral Eastern partnership Platform on “Economic Integration and Convergence with EU Policies” took place on 23rd and 24th October in Kvareli, Georgia. During the Panel, the following themes were discussed: SME policies in Eastern Partner Countries, Small Business Act (SBA) assessment in Eastern partner countries and activities of the EU in this area, Access to Finance and SME Flagship. Representative of the Business Research Centre at ILIA State University, Prof. Dimitri Japaridze took part in the panel meeting. Further details on the conference can be found here.