Change in the Borrowing Patterns of the Georgian Private Sector

In the past few years several major regulations were implemented both by the government and the National Bank of Georgia...

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...

Member of UNM Beaten by Ruling Party Members

There was a physical confrontation between the members of the Tbilisi City Council ...

Trump to Deliver Ambitious Middle East ‘Peace Plan’ while Imposing Sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump said he will possibly issue the details of his long-overdue ‘peace plan’ for the Middle East...

PM Summarizes Davos Visit

"Davos is a format where business leaders and politicians, as well as civil society representatives...

Occupational Government Reopens "Border" near Akhalgori

The de facto Government of the Russian-occupied territories have reopened the so-called border...

Georgia’s Ambassador to US Congratulates Kelly Degnan on Start of Her Tenure

Davit Bakradze, Georgia’s Ambassador to the US congratulated Kelly Degnan ...

Turkish Foreign Minister Calls for Georgia’s NATO Membership

Turkey’s foreign minister called for the enlargement of NATO and the addition of Georgia ...

PM Emphasizes Georgia's European, Euro-Atlantic Aspirations in Davos

As part of his working visit to Davos, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia participated...

Russia’s State Duma Adopts Constitutional Changes in the First Sitting

Russian MPs unanimously accepted a wide-ranging constitutional reform bill presented by President Vladimir Putin ...

On Putin's Plans for Maintaining His Leadership

The annual address by Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly of January 15, 2020...

Georgia in Davos, Part 1: A Summary

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia, is participating in the World Economic Forum held in Davos...