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...

MEP Austrevicius: We Must Commit to Working through the Complications

Continuing the series of interviews with Members of the European Parliament...

43rd Round of Geneva Int’l Talks Ends without Results

Official Tbilisi has released a statement regarding the 43rd round of the Geneva...

Georgia Supports UK, Expels Russian Diplomat

Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Thursday that they will be expelling one member of staff from the Russian...

NGOs, Rights Activists Criticize Government’s New Draft Drug Law

Parliament put a previously submitted drug bill on hold amidst strong criticism by NGOs and other civil rights ...

Gov’t to Tighten Punishment for Covering Up Crime, Giving False Testimony

Punishment will be tightened for covering a crime, not notifying authorities about a crime, refusing to give testimony or giving false testimony...

Russia Fire Update: Number of Injured Now 76

The operation headquarters of the shopping mall in Kemerovo told reporters today that another eight people have received...

Georgia Marks One Year of Visa-Liberalization with EU

Exactly one year ago, Georgia was granted visa-free travel with the European Union ...

New Departments to Be Set Up at Georgia's Foreign Ministry

From April 1, new structural units are to be created as a result of reorganization in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

100th Anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the declaration of the Democratic Republic of Georgia...

Prime Minister: Georgia Will Continue its Consistent Reconciliation Policy

The President of Georgia spoke in the days following the funeral of Archil Tatunashvili of a continued policy of reconcilliation...