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...

Foreign Ministers from Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey to Meet in Tbilisi

Georgian, Azerbaijani and Turkish Foreign Ministers are gearing up to meet in Tbilisi for their fifth meeting...

Georgia Welcomes Sanctions Lift Against Belarus

The Georgian Foreign Ministry has welcomed a decision by the EU Foreign Affairs Council to lift the restrictive sanctions...

Austria Includes Georgia on List of Safe Countries

Austria has included Georgia on its list of countries considered safe or low risk, shortening the consideration time for Georgian asylum seekers...

NATO Holds Joint Drills on Georgia’s Black Sea Coast

The NATO military alliance has sent four naval war ships to Georgia’s Black Sea...

Residents to be Evicted from Contact Line, Says S. Ossetia’s Media

Residents living near the contact line separating Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia region with territory under Tbilisi’s control will be...

UN Human Rights Rapporteur to Visit Georgia

UN human rights expert Dubravka Simonovic will visit Georgia this week upon an official invitation...

S. Ossetia’s KGB Reports Arrest of Georgian Citizen

Georgia’s breakaway region South Ossetia claims a 42 year-old Georgian man was arrested...

Georgia Officially Restores Visa- Free Regime for Iran

Georgia will officially implement a visa-free regime for Iranian citizens from Monday...

MFA Report Reveals Human Rights Violations in Abkhazia, S. Ossetia

Georgia’s Foreign Ministry has published a recently compiled report detailing gross human rights...

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Coordination Council Meeting Held in Tbilisi

Tbilisi hosts the 7th session of the Coordination Council of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars...