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...

Rule in Russia Being Further Centralized

Watching the internal developments of Russia facilitates our understanding...

Putin Offers State Duma to Ratify “Military Deal” with Breakaway South Ossetia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has filed a draft law to the State Duma over the ratification of so called military agreement ...

Mikheil Janelidze to Participate in NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting in Brussels

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Mikheil Janelidze, will participate in the NATO Foreign Ministers...

Swiss President Arrives in Tbilisi Today

Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation, arrived in Tbilisi on an official visit today....

De-Facto Leaders of Georgian Occupied Territories Meet in South Ossetia

Recently, the de facto leaders of the two Georgian occupied territories met each other in South Ossetia....

Georgian Parliament Approves Nino Lomjaria Public Defender

The parliament of Georgia has approved the candidacy of Nino Lomjaria, Deputy-Auditor Genera...

Smart Power vs Hybrid Threats

In today's globalized world, individual states and groups of states that have...

Support Devi’s Right to Stay in Georgia

Devi Asmadiredja was born in Germany, but chose to come to Georgia...

Israel & the South Caucasus

To ordinary observers, the South Caucasus region might not appear...

On the Saudi Arabia Reforms

Over the last month, Saudi Arabia has experienced more changes than...