Georgia’s New Gold Rush: Or the Economic Prospects of Export of Medical Marijuana

This article continues the theme of ISET Economist blog “Decriminalize Marijuana?” written by my colleague...

Georgia's Growth Projections Strong, but Turkish Lira Crisis May Dampen Buoyant Forecasts

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth...

AUGUST: Average Hotel Prices in Georgia and Hotel Price Index

In Georgia, the average cost of a room in a 3-star hotel was 147 GEL per night in August 2018...

A Fruitful Summer for Georgian Agriculture! The Business Confidence Index Q3 2018

Overall, the BCI lost 4.2 points compared to Q2 2018. Expectations in the private sector in Georgia...

Eastern Partnership European School Opens in Tbilisi

It is the first such school established outside the EU...

Sprouting like Weed: Etseri, Svaneti

Having attended the first day of school in Georgia, yesterday as I write this...

Cannabis, The Talk of the World

Georgia is a classic country of radical attitudes. This is just part of our national psyche...

Non-fulfillment of a Restraining Order Now Considered Crime

Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Natia Mezvrishvili has announced that not fulfilling...

Direct Flights to Open from Tbilisi to Budapest from October 28

The Georgian aviation market is becoming more attractive for local and foreign airlines. From October 28, MyWay airlines...

Ministry of Education Meeting with OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities

Levan Kharatishvili held a working meeting with the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities (HCNM) Lamberto Zannier...

Minister of Education Discusses Accreditation Concerns with University Rectors

Mikheil Batiashvili, met Monday with the rectors of public and private higher education institutions...

More than Half of Checked Georgians Failed Drug Test

The data reads that most cases of positive results were revealed in April-May...

Mayor Kaladze Celebrated the First Day of School at New Kindergarten

Kaladaze congratulated all the children on their education and wished them a successful year...

Legendary Ballet Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov Awarded Honorary Tbilisi Citizenship

On Saturday, Deputy Mayor Sophio Khuntsaria presented him with a key to the city and a certificate of honorary citizenship...