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...

Georgia Celebrates National Flag Day

Georgia celebrated national flag day on January 14th, also known as the Five Cross Flag...

Trend News: Gazprom Deal Can Harm Georgia

Azerbaijan’s Trend News Agency reports on secret and open talks between Georgia and Russia...

France to Cut Waiting Time for Visas for Georgian Citizens

According to International News France 24, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius...

EU Commissioner Urges Authorities to Strengthen Independent Judiciary

Following his visit to Georgia, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has released his report...

Energy Minister: Concern Regarding Gazprom Wrong

Georgia’s Energy Minister has told reporters that the concern created in relation to Gazprom...

De-facto Abkhazia Joins Russia’s Sanctions Against Turkey

The de-facto government of the occupied Abkhazia region has joined the Russians...

President: Voters Should Not Have to Choose Between Bad and Worse

Giorgi Margvelashvili stated on Gurjaani TV, the core issue for strengthening democracy is not a change of government but...

Aliyev: “Tensions between Russia and Turkey Undesirable”

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that the strained Turkish-Russian...

Authorities Promise to Reduce Radicalism by Frequently Visiting Pankisi Gorge

Georgian authorities visited Pankisi Gorge, which is considered one of the recruiting territories...

US Expert: Russian Gas Import May Negatively Impact Georgia-U.S. Relations

Blank says he cannot see any need for Russian or Iranian gas while Azerbaijan provides Georgia with sufficient...