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 Plans Large-Scale Celebrations to Mark 100th Anniversary of Democratic Republic

In connection with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia...

Algeria Military Plane Crash Kills 257

The plane was heading to the western Algerian city of Bechar....

TBC Status Presents Levan Songulashvili’s Personal Exhibition ‘Styx’

Styx is a multimedia project that combines the artwork, video and installation of artist...

Tbilisi Fashion Week to Open on April 19

The 17th session of Tbilisi Fashion Week (TFW) will be held from April 19 to April 22...

Horses & Tomatoes: the Putin/Erdogan Friendship

Recently, President Vladimir Putin enjoyed a two-day visit to Turkey. Judging by the statements...

Russia Removes Ban on Breakaway Abkhazian Products

The Russian Federation has decided to remove a temporary ban imposed...

Georgia’s Global Leadership Opportunity

In 2017, democracy faced its most serious crisis in decades, according to independent...

Georgia Simplifies Tax Procedures to Promote Economic Growth

Georgia’s Finance Ministry has initiated simplified tax procedures...

US, Germany, EU Support Georgia's Peace Initiative

The United States, the European Union and Germany support the peace initiative...

Georgian President Pardons 64 Prisoners for Easter

The decision was made during the Pardoning Commission’s December session, held on March 28-29. ...