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...

Bombs & Who Planted Them

The briefing held last week by the State Security Service was like...

Tbilisi Mayor Apologizes for Insulting NGO Representative

Fiery meeting ends with walk out by protestors ...

North Atlantic Council to Visit Georgia in September

The North Atlantic Council (NAC) will visit Georgia on September...

South Ossetian Border Guards Seize Georgian Farmland

Border guards bar Georgian farmers from harvesting their land...

EU Likely to Delay Georgia’s Visa Waiver Regime until January 2017

The European Union will likely delay a visa-free regime for Georgia and Ukraine...

A View to the US: Third Party Rising

As of mid-August, the 2016 US Presidential Election appears to be veering...

Georgian Intelligence Foils Terror Act on Russia-Armenia Gas Pipeline

Georgia’s State Intelligence Department on Saturday detained...

Georgia’s Burchuladze Forms Coalition with 3 Pro-Western Parties

Former opera singer's party joins coalition ahead of elections...

Former First Lady of Georgia to Run as UNM Candidate

Sandra Roelofs, the former First Lady of Georgia and estranged wife...

Lies & More Lies

Although summer is known as a dead season for politics, this pattern is not true for Georgian...