About International Business
Georgia enjoys a vibrant international community, with EMEA, Asia Pacific, and the Americas represented among its more than 700,000 foreign-born residents. More than 70 trade regions and countries and their territories are represented by more than 120 foreign offices; consulates, bi-national chambers, trade offices, and international associations and groups. Georgia contains upwards of 2,750 international facilities, and Atlanta is home to 74% of them. Georgia’s robust international ecosystem includes more than 110,000 employees from these companies. How is this impacting economic development in the state? The numbers speak to the success.
In 2014, Georgia exported nearly $39.4 billion in goods and services to 211 countries and territories for the fifth consecutive year, representing an increase of 4.9% over the previous year. Georgia remains the 11th largest exporting state in the nation. Georgia imports also achieved record levels in 2014, with imports totaling nearly $83.7 billion in goods, an increase of 11.5% over 2013.
Over the past five years, the TAG International Business society’s (IBS) board and members have worked diligently to facilitate relationships and awareness between the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the Georgia international business community. TAG IBS welcomes the opportunity to help you connect with Georgia’s growing international community and marketplace.