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...

European Commission Proposes Visa-Free Regime for Georgia

The European Commission announced earlier on Tuesday that it has proposed...

NATO Repositions Forces as Russia Attempts to Split Alliance

The NATO alliance is currently carrying out a major redeployment of its forces in...

Council of Europe to Review Human Rights Court Decisions

Representatives of the 47-member Council of Europe will review a series of decisions...

Georgian-born ISIS Commander Reportedly Killed By US Drone In Syria

ISIS top field commander and de facto war minister Abu Omar al-Shishani has reportedly been killed...

Georgia’s Ruling Party Supports Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Leaders of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition on Monday agreed to support...

Suspect Connected to Attack on Georgian Opposition Leader Arrested

Georgian law enforcement officials have arrested a 41 year-old man...

Georgia, Azerbaijan Reaffirm Strategic Partnership at Baku Meeting

During a meeting between Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze and his Azeri counterpart...

Anti-Russian Protest Held in Tbilisi Over Proposed Gazprom Deal

Thousands gathered in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi on Sunday  to protest negotiations...

20,000 Georgians to Receive Free Hepatitis C Treatment

Up to 20,000 Georgian citizens suffering from hepatitis C will take part...

Georgia’s Narco Unit Sees Trafficking Spike Despite Agency Overhaul

Georgia has become a major transit country for illicit drugs with significant shipments of cocaine, marijuana...