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...

What Brexit Means for the EU, Russia & Georgia

Despite some recent positive developments (i.e., visa liberalization for Georgia)...

Georgia’s Breakaway Regions Discussed at 39th Round of Geneva Int’l Talks

Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) reports that the 39th round of the...

Gov’t Plans to Reduce Number of Self-Governing Cities

The government of Georgia is going to reduce the number of self-governing cities ...

Vilnius Airport Welcomes First Visa-free Traveler Georgians

First Georgians, who travelled to the capital of Lithuania, were ...

Kvirikashvili Meets EU Officials in Brussels

As part of the celebration of Georgia’s visa-free regime activation, ...

Greece Becomes First Country Visited by Georgians after Visa-free Regime Begins

Greece was the first destination of the Georgian delegation after the visa-liberalization ...

PACE Co-rapporteurs Carry Out a Monitoring Visit to Georgia

Strasbourg, 27.03.2017 - Boriss Cilevics (Latvia, SOC) and Kerstin Lundgren (Sweden, ALDE),...

Georgia Needs to Tap into Migration to Foster Its Georgia 2020 Development Strategy

Georgia would benefit from strengthening its whole-of-government approach to making migration...

First Georgians Travel to EU without Visas

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, cabinet members, successful Georgian ...

EU Officials Congratulate Georgians on Historic Day

March 28 is a historic day for Georgians, as today the visa-free regime with the European Union ...