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...

Usupashvili on Georgia’s Future & the Next President

Our society is plagued by a host of different problems which remain difficult to resolve for a common reason: a malfunctioning state...

Businessman Shot Dead in Brutal Killing

A bizarre and obscure shooting took place yesterday afternoon in the streets of Tbilisi, leaving one man dead...

Archil Tatunashvili Allegedly Tortured

Following the return of the body of Archil Tatunashvili on March 20, forensic experts in Tbilisi...

Georgian PM Awards British Government Adviser Sir Garry Johnson

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili has awarded the British Government Adviser on Security and Crisis Management Issues...

Economic Migrants Receive Government Housing

53 eco-migrant families will receive government-funded housing in the Samegrelo region, located in the...

Russian Spy Scandal: 23 Russian Diplomats Leave UK Today

Official vehicles drove the 23 diplomats from the Russian Embassy to Stansted Airport this morning, where...

Breakaway Tskhinvali Transfers Deceased Tatunashvili’s Body to Georgia

 Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia (Tskhinvali) region decided to transfer the body of a deceased Georgian citizen...

Putin Secures Over 90% Of The Vote In Occupied Abkhazia And South Ossetia

Vladimir Putin has won a reported 90+% of the vote in the Russian Presidential elections in de-facto Abkhazia...

Georgia Enhances Environmental Oversight with EU, UNDP

The Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources has published...

Venice Commission Issues Final Report on Georgian Constitution Amendments

The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has released its final report on Georgia’s Constitutional Amendments...