Tbilisi Taxi Reform: Will It Work?

In the summer of 2019, Tbilisi City Hall came up with a new initiative...

Global Slowdown & Geopolitical Tensions May Affect Georgia’s Growth Expectations

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth quarters of 2019...

Your Guest Is My Guest, or Why Tourism Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

The share of “transit tourists” (those who continue from Georgia to a neigbor country) in the total is not very high...

Georgian Wine Industry: Implications of a Russian Embargo

Russia has certain economic leverage over Georgia, as last year Georgian exports to Russia accounted...

Never Waste a Good Crisis

Achieving economic independence from Russia will be costly in the short-term...

Trade Deficit Shrinks, as Exports, Tourism & Remittances Show Strong Growth

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the second quarter of 2019...

Temporary Administration at Georgian Branch of Bankrupt Azerbaijani Bank

The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) is appointing a temporary administration...

Georgia Ranked 64th in Global Innovation Index

In this year’s annual Global Innovation Index (GII), published last week...

Democratic Movement Party Leader Burjanadze Meets Russia’s Duma Speaker

Opposition party leader in Moscow to talk closer ties with Russia...

First Georgia International Maritime Forum will be Held in Batumi

The Georgian government has announced that the country’s international maritime forum is to be held in September in the Black Sea port city of Batumi. The Forum will cover topics ranging from w...

Georgia’s Election Committee Disqualifies Pro-Russian Centrist Party

Election commission bars controversial party for pro-Russian campaign platform...

Iranian Airlines Launch Seasonal Direct Flights to Georgia

 Georgia’s Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) announced Tuesday that new seasonal...

Georgia to Host Annual Plenary Session of the Global Forum

According to the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, the Annual Plenary Session...

Georgian Police Arrest Suspect for Murder of American Tourist

Georgian police have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected...

Social Workers Granted Authority to Separate Children from Abusive Parents

Following the amendments to the Law of Georgia on Elimination of Domestic Violence...

Renovated Turtle Lake Cable-car to Open in September

A renovated cable-car to Tbilisi’s Turtle Lake will open in September, Tbilisi City Hall announced on Wednesday....