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...

Russia Keeping Georgia within Its Sphere of Influence

This week has seen Georgia and, to a lesser extent wider society...

Former Adjaran Leader Abashidze Given 15-Year Prison Sentence

The former Head of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Aslan Abashidze...

Georgian President Launches Pre-Election Campaign Aimed at Mobilizing Youth

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Wednesday launched...

Putin and Erdogan Mend Ties as Turkey Pivots to Russia

Russian-Turkish relations have been at their lowest ebb since the end of the Cold War...

Russian, Iranian and Azeri Presidents Meet in Baku, Agree on Strategic Cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday met with Azeri President...

Georgian President Blocks Bid for Referendum on Marriage Definition

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili shot down a move to hold...

Georgia Tightens Campaign Laws

Georgia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) released a statement...

Saakashvili Releases Video, Urges Adjaria Region Residents to Support UNM

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who currently serves...

Georgia Marks Eighth Anniversary of Five-Day War with Russia

Georgia marks the eighth anniversary of the country’s brief...

Georgian President In Rio For Opening of Olympics

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and First Lady Maka Chichua are paying...