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...

Georgia's Ministry of Internal Affairs Gifts Car to Patrol Police

Georgia’s Minister of Internal Affairs (MIA) donated a Gel 99,000 ($42,000) automobile to the Georgian Patrol Police Department....

Georgian PM Participates in Climate Change Conference

A Climate Change conference, involving the leaders of 150 countries...

Minister of Reconciliation: Abkhazia Has Never Been Part of Independent Georgia

The Georgian Minister of Reconciliation and Civil Equality, Paata Zakareishvili, declared that Abkhazia ...

Reuters: NATO Split Over Georgia’s Membership

Reuters publishes an article concerning Georgia’s hopes and the existing situation in NATO...

BBC: Russia’s Ban on Turkish Products Similar to the Georgian Case

BBC draws a parallel between Russia’s potential ban on Turkey’s agricultural products and an embargo...

EU Provides €100 Million to Support Reforms in Georgia

The European Commission has adopted a new assistance package to Georgia €100 million...

Johannes Hahn: Free Movement Core Success of the EU

EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn has stated ...

Ex-Foreign Minister to be Appointed Georgia’s Ambassador to the UK

Georgia’s ex-Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili is expected to be appointed Georgia’s Ambassador...

Avoiding the Marching Orders: Ogden on Visas

I took Georgian citizenship three years ago during the Saakashvili era...

Russian Visa‑facilitation and Wrestling with the EU

Last week, the Georgian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Russia...