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Belarus-Georgia

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and Georgia were established in January 1994.

On April 22-24, 2015, President of the Republic of Belarus paid his first official visit to Georgia, which led to a significant intensification of the bilateral relations. As a result of the visit a decision was taken to open the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Tbilisi.

In December 2016, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus paid an official visit to Georgia and took part in the opening ceremony of the Belarusian diplomatic mission.

In 2016-2017, Belarus was visited by the Prime Minister, the President, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia.

On November 15-18, 2017, for the first time in the history of bilateral Belarusian-Georgian relations, the Days of Culture of the Republic of Belarus were held in Georgia.

The Intergovernmental Belarusian-Georgian Commission for Economic Cooperation has been functioning since July 2010. The third meeting of the Commission as well as the National Exhibition of the Republic of Belarus in Georgia and the first meeting of the Belarusian-Georgian Business Cooperation Council were held in Tbilisi in September 2016. In November 2017 Belarusian official and business delegation headed by Deputy Minister of the Republic of Belarus Mr. Mikhail Rusyi visited Georgia.

The main items of Belarusian exports to Georgia were rail and trolley cars, motor vehicles for the transport of goods, tractors and tractor units, medicines, synthetic yarn, electrical transformers, furniture, milk and concentrated cream, sausage products.

Main Georgian imports to Belarus included mineral waters, grape wines, strong spirits, oil products, nuts, vegetables and fruits.

In 2016 trade turnover with Georgia amounted to 73.2 million dollars, export totaled 57.4 million dollars. In January-October 2017 trade turnover with Georgia amounted to 77.9 million dollars, export totaled 63.3 million dollars.