SERVICES

In EDA, Everything’s Covered – From Introduction to Aftercare!
Our services cover all aspects of export development a company may need. For full international coverage, we are in partnership with leading European export consulting firm Gateway&Partners and providing our members with access to state-of-the art services in any market or sector.
EDA offers 15 types of services for exporters from export readiness and capacity audit to target market research and trader matching. Through our services, companies are easier to break down the export barriers and get full information about regulations and standards in the target markets.
Basic guidance on internationalization is FREE for any company registered in Georgia.
Our members are not paying membership fees, but commit to participation in bi-annual surveys, because we believe in export development that is based on real-time intelligence.
All members get a discount on services offered by EDA and Gateway&Partners.


List of Services:

EXPORT READINESS TEST


Take a simple online test to see if your company is ready to start export. Such an assessment might save you from spending unnecessary time and resources.

EXPORT HELPDESK


Export Helpdesk is an advisory service provided by EDA to facilitate market access for growing firms to potential export markets. Export helpdesk provides information to Georgian export-oriented companies interested in supplying foreign markets. Information regarding export documents, rules of origin, labeling, packaging, standards and certification, tariff and non-tariff barriers and so on. Export helpdesk is the first step to identify an interesting market and determine what potential it offers to exporter firms. This consultancy service will help small and medium businesses to find the right markets, observe trends and set adequate expectations. 
Service will minimize research cost per company and will make the process easier for companies. Instead of buying market research or the whole package of export service, companies can explore basic information and opportunities. Such service will minimize costs, will maximize benefit and help exporters explore different opportunities.
Export Helpdesk information:
  •           Import Procedures
  •           Product Requirements
  •           Import Duties
  •           Internal Taxes
  •           Rules of Origin
  •          Trade Statistics
Please note, that Export Helpdesk provides a FREE overview of the above topics and advisory on where to get detailed information. Research reports are available for a FEE.
Please contact EDA to request prices.

EXPORT CAPACITY ASSESSMENT


If your company is not yet an exporter, please take the Export Readiness Test first. 
Export Capacity Assessment is for you if you are ready and serious about starting, growing or diversifying your exports. It is a critical phase in the export development planning process. It is important for any company to examine its capacities and resources carefully before embarking on export planning. There is no point in making a plan if it is not based on reality. Especially trained Export Advisor will visit and observe your production site, will collect necessary information on export products and/or services and will advise on export markets you are ready for and what to do to internationalize on markets of your choice.
Export Capacity Assessment is a FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

MARKET SURVEY AND MARKET ENTRY RECOMMENDATIONS


M
arket Survey and Market Entry Recommendations is a consultancy service where the beneficiary gets information about Selecting and researching potential countries abroad. The objective is to analyze markets, select possible countries and prepare recommendations about entering these markets.

MARKET RESEARCH


This service provides deep and comprehensive research 
of the target market. The objectives of this consultancy service is to identify what quantities are likely to be purchased; what modifications need to be made to the product to enhance its appeal in the market place; what is the best way of marketing the product and what will be the cost; what is the long-term potential of the product in the market; who are my customers likely to be; who can assist company in marketing goods within the foreign marketplace. It involves the systematic collection and analysis of market information used as a basis for identifying both domestic and export markets with potential. It is a fundamental activity within the marketing/export process.
Customized Market Research is a FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

REMOTE EXPORT MANAGEMENT


Professional Full-time export manager is costly and not readily available, especially in regions. EDA offers part-time remote assistance of a professional export manager dedicated to liaise with potential trade partners and attract export deals. This service is useful for experienced exporter companies who need an export agent dedicated to a particular market or export product or for companies in the initial phase of export development who don’t have dedicated export staff.
Remote Export Management is a FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

TRADE FAIR MANAGEMENT / EVENT PARTICIPATION


T
rade fair is one of the most popular marketing tools for exporters. This service will help beneficiaries in gaining a quick overview of the marketplace and competition and in establishing valuable business contacts; Some trade fairs allow companies to sell their products on site. It is also a place where companies can make direct contact with potential customers. EDA advises on which tradeshows are best for a particular company and organizes all details for successful participation.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

CARGO CONSOLIDATION


Export Development Association offers Georgian exporters to arrange transportation issues, by combining prepared goods for transportation of many consignees, collect documentation needed for customs clearance and prepare for shipping to the destination.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

TRADE MISSIONS / STUDY TOURS


EDA organizes outward/inward trade missions and study visits of Georgian exporters to target markets to learn how other businesses operate and to measure own export potential. This service is frequently combined with Tradeshow Participation and B2B Meetings services.
Inward buyer missions include organization of visits of buyers to Georgian export companies to help them meet potential buyers directly and show production facilities.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

 

EXPORT STRATEGY


EDA offers export strategy development and export marketing plan for exporters and export-oriented companies.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

 

PRODUCT COMPLIANCE CHECKS


Product compliance checks according to the export market requirements.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

 

PRODUCT BRANDING FOR EXPORT


EDA offers export product branding service - packaging, labeling
 and other marketing related topics.
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

 

REGISTRATION ON TRADE PORTALS


 
FEE-based service. Please contact EDA to request prices.

CONTACT

Shroshi Street 8/10, 2nd Floor, Apartment 4. Tbilisi, Georgia
+995 032 2147498
+995 558 697811
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