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...

Lt. Col Robert Hamilton on Georgia’s NATO Expectations

Few nations are expecting the NATO Warsaw summit with the same anticipation...

Mimosa and Gunpowder in Sokhumi

Around the second anniversary of the Tangerines Revolution in occupied Abkhazia...

Deeply Concerned: Ogden on the Contradictory Nature of Georgian Politics

I wasn’t a very big fan of the former government – I’m not a big fan of any...

An Excess of Political Product in Georgia

Idon’t know how much the world has come to know Georgia as a new independent...

MFA Report Reveals Human Rights Violations on Occupied Territories

On June 6, the Georgian Foreign Ministry (MFA) released its first quarterly report...

UN Adopts Right of Return Resolution for Georgian IDPs

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a Georgia-sponsored resolution...

NATO to Offer Enhanced Package to Georgia at Warsaw Summit in July

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday met...

EU Officials Say Georgia Deserves Visa-Free Regime

European Union officials on Tuesday reiterated their support for Georgia...

Georgia Approves Action Plan for National Human Rights Strategy

The Georgian government has approved an action plan...

Shame on Europe!

When half a year ago I predicted in my article “Georgia Exporting Crime”...