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...

Benjamin Fricke on Georgia’s Uncertain Future

Georgia at the Crossroads: An Uncertain Future – Benjamin Fricke pulled...

Appointment of New Deputy Chief Prosecutor Raises Suspicion in Civil Sector

The appointment of Giorgi Badashvili, former Head of the Investigation Service...

Flagrant Secularism in Church

Not always, but right now, I'm awfully happy that I’m not registered as...

GIP Commentary: Georgia’s Image Tarnished by Relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan

In international relations, image matters. This is especially true for small...

The Ins & Outs

Georgian political scandals seem to have no end. One hasn’t finished...

Montenegro In, and Georgia?

The 5th of June proved to be a historic day for the small Balkan...

The Enduring Trilateral Format: Turkey-Georgia-Azerbaijan

The former Soviet space has seen a number of political and economic alliances...

Georgia: Russia Trying to Avoid Mutual Customs Agreement

Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says that the Russian Federation’s...

UNM Offers Rustavi 2 TV Anchor Mayoral Candidacy

The opposition party United National Movement (UNM) has offered opposition-minded Rustavi 2 TV anchor...

NGOs Stage Protest in Support of Arrested Turkish College Manager

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have gathered at the government administration ...