Georgia: workshop on Competition dynamics in pharma industry


On 20 November 2018, within our EU-funded Technical Assistance, B&S Europe organized a workshop on Competition dynamics in pharmaceutical sector aiming at encouraging a constructive debate on competition issues in the pharmaceutical sector among public bodies, business sector representatives and other stakeholders. 

The workshop was attended by the Business Ombudsman of Georgia, the Healthcare and Social Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, representatives of business associations, representatives of pharma businesses and of the non-governmental associations. Our Team Leader led the workshop together with several international experts from the Competition Council of Romania. 

As a result, the international and local experts succeeded to identify some recommendations for the Georgian pharmaceutical sector in order to enhance competitive dynamics and induce positive effects in the respective markets. The workshop assessed the main issues and lessons learned by the EU Countries’ experience.