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...

Annual Inflation Rate Reached 7.0 % in 2019

In December 2019 the Consumer Price Index increased by 0.4%...

Geostat: Georgian Economy Grew by 6.4% in November

The Georgian economy grew 6.4% in November 209, shows the preliminary data ...

Nenskra Hydro Invests 16 Million USD in the First Three Quarters of 2019

HPP Project Company JSC Nenskra Hydro invested...

Georgia’s Tourist Boom in 2019

For the first time in Georgia’s history, more than 9 million international ...

Magnolia Awards 2019

The year 2019 is coming to an end, meaning that the achievements of the year must be celebrated...

Why I Strike for the Climate

It’s been over a year now that 16-year-old Greta Thunberg took time off school to demonstrate outside the Swedish...

Economy Ministry: Electricity Import to Decrease, Export to Increase in 2020

In 2020, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia expects to import 1 billion...

GIZ Legal Program: Report on the Effectiveness of State-Owned Enterprises

On December 25, the GIZ Legal Program in Georgia hosted the presentation of a thematic research report...

Major Geopolitical Trends for 2020

The year 2020 will be different from 2019 in many ways...

Georgia: 5 Months of Sanctions Sees 100,000 Russians Less, But 215,000 More Other Tourists

It has been 5 months and 22 days since July 8, 2019, when Russia suspended direct flights with Georgia...