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Summary of the UK-Georgia strategic partnership and cooperation agreement

Information on the strategic partnership and cooperation agreement with Georgia, replicating the effects of the EU-Georgia agreement.

This agreement will take effect if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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What the agreement covers

The agreement establishes a political and economic association between the UK and Georgia, including a comprehensive free trade area. It maintains the effects of the EU-Georgia agreement.

The UK-Georgia agreement covers:

  • trade in goods and services, including provisions on rules of origin, preferential tariffs and quotas
  • intellectual property, including geographical indications
  • sanitary and phytosanitary measures
  • government procurement

It replicates wider elements of the EU-Georgia agreement such as provisions on political dialogue and other forms of cooperation, including on human rights and security.

When the agreement is active

This agreement will take effect after Brexit, when the EU-Georgia agreement no longer applies to the UK.

Contact

If you have queries about trade with Georgia after Brexit contact the Department for International Trade (DIT).

Published 4 November 2019