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...

The Abastumani Fire

Fires hit the steep mountainous Abastumani area, Samtskhe-Javakheti region...

Those involved in Fire Fighting Operations to Receive Financial Bonuses

The Prime Minister of Georgia has Asked Minister of Finance Kumsishvili to arrange financial bonuses...

Update: All Areas of Open Fire Extinguished in Abastumani

The major areas of fire in Abastumani have now been extinguished, according to the Minister of Internal...

Georgia Asks Foreign Countries for Help with Fire in Abastumani

The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Georgia confirms that they have addressed several foreign countries ...

MMM Nigeria Re-estabalishes Bitcoin

The most known and notorious Ponzi scheme in Nigeria, MMM, has finally returned a day earlier...

Update: Abastumani Forest Catches Fire

The Emergency Situations Agency reports that fire has erupted in Abastumani...

Renovated Akhmeteli Metro Station Opened

On August 29 Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania together with his Deputy Irakli Lekvinadze...

Two Fires Localized at Akhaltsikhe

Two fires that hit villages of Akhaltsikhe district Sviri and Korkhi have been put out...

As Russian Population is Set to Decrease, HIV Cases Increase

Last year, Russia’s AIDS epidemic reached a dangerous level...

Interior Minister: Borjomi Forest Fire Extinguished

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Giorgi Mghebrishvili, stated ...