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...

Never Waste a Good Crisis

Achieving economic independence from Russia will be costly in the short-term...

Trade Deficit Shrinks, as Exports, Tourism & Remittances Show Strong Growth

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the second quarter of 2019...

Georgia’s Normalization of Relations with Russia Murky as Ever

Last week, Zurab Abashidze, the Georgian PM’s special envoy in relations with Russia...

Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov Sentenced to 20 years

The military court in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has jailed...

Stormy Georgia: Regions Suffering Heavily at the Hand of Nature

Georgia is a frequent victim of natural disasters, it seems. In the last week alone...

Empty Words or Plausible Progress on Georgia’s NATO Track?

Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli, during her visit to the US...

Will Jens Stoltenberg’s Visit to Georgia Have Any Grand Implications?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in the Georgian...

Georgian Silence as Russia-Abkhazia Railway is Restored

Parallel to the devaluation of the national currency, the government has...

Georgian Currency: Worst Drop Since March 2015

Georgian currency depreciated by a record 1.3%, falling to 2.40 against the...

Armenia: Dram or Drama?

Residents of Armenia are expecting another currency crisis in the hours...

Betsson Acquires Europe-Bet in $85 million Deal

Stockholm-based Betsson AB has acquired Georgia’s second-largest gaming company...

Green Budapest: Ready for You to Select the Final Touches

Residential Complex Green Budapest construction is steaming ahead at top...