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...

Tbilisi’s Super Vet: Pioneering Animal Care in Georgia

There are many noticeable things upon arrival in Georgia as a foreigner...

Is the Georgian Beef Market Becoming More Western?

When visiting Georgia, the son of a French farmer may feel like cows are invading...

EBRD Delays Decision over Georgia’s Nenskra HPP Loan, Again

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development  has again delayed discussions over financing Georgia’s largest Hydro Power PlantNenskra...

Banks in Russia Earn 854 bln Rubles on Commission Fees in 2017

The commission income of banks in 2017 increased by 18%...

French Engie Fearless in Face of Nord Stream-2 Sanctions

The French power company Engie will continue to support the project...

Mark Rein-Hagen On Georgia in the Gaming World

‘Tamar leads Georgia’ - intoned the narrator, and the Georgians rejoiced...

Second Thread of Turkish Stream Depends on EC Guarantee

The second thread of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will be built...

Gazprom Receives 36% of Europe, LNG from Yamal Sold to the US & Spain

New Year brought good news to suppliers and producers of Russian gas...

The Plastic Bag Polemic

I walk down the narrow, crowded streets of Tbilisi, negotiating the approaching...

APM Terminals Poti & Poti New Terminals Consortium Sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between APM Terminals Poti...