Doing business in Georgia is a fairly simple procedure. You only need to register with the National Agency of Public Registry. There are also free industrial zones in the country that offer tax breaks to businesses.
The term – manufacturing – may refer to a range of human activities, from handicraft to high tech, but it is most commonly applied to industrial design, in which raw materials from primary industries are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.
Georgia’s free industrial zones are characterized by the following advantages: tax breaks, simplified procedures, making payments in any currency, exemption from the obligation to obtain a majority of licenses/permits, independence of local self-government agency.
As to the turnover of Georgia’s largest companies, three of them are state-owned companies: Telasi, ESCO, and Georgian Railway.
There are not many large enterprises in Georgia that produce and export products.