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...

Canine Culprit: Etseri, Svaneti

I was at the bottom of our road, where it meets the highway, waiting for some bread and egg deliveries for the shop...

Boosting Rural Access to Public Services: New Community Center Opens in Racha

On January 13, in Chrebalo village, Ambrolauri Municipality, an official ceremony was organized...

The Human Rights Watch Report 2020

The World Report 2020 is Human Rights Watch’s 30th annual review of human rights practices around the globe...

My New Column: Economics & Georgia

Starting this column is my New Year resolution. I think it is Georgia’s interaction with economy...

Georgia Leads the Way in Delivering Fast, Easy, Secure Payments at Checkout

Visa this week announced that Georgia is now leading the way globally to improve checkout through fast...

The Abkhazia Revolution

Occupied Abkhazia was once again hit by a revolutionary wave...

Putin’s Constitutional Revolution in Russia – Tandem Government

On Wednesday, during the annual state-of-the-nation address, one of several appearances before the Russian...

Russian Parliament Approves Mikhail Mishustin as New Prime Minister

Russian lawmakers approved President Vladimir Putin's nomination for a new prime minister ...

New NDI Polls: Georgians Assess Current Situation in the Country

The National Democratic Institute and CRRC-Georgia released new poll results on January 16...

Occupied Akhalgori Faces Humanitarian Crisis

Georgia’s Russian-occupied Akhalgori district faces a humanitarian crisis after...