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...

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...

Council of Europe to Review Human Rights Court Decisions

Representatives of the 47-member Council of Europe will review a series of decisions...

Hundreds of Georgians Rally to Support Ukrainian POW

A rally in support of Ukrainian prisoner Nadya Savchenko...

Georgian-born ISIS Commander Reportedly Killed By US Drone In Syria

ISIS top field commander and de facto war minister Abu Omar al-Shishani has reportedly been killed...

Georgia’s Ruling Party Supports Constitutional Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Leaders of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition on Monday agreed to support...

The Making of Nations

I was 13 when my family took the fateful decision to make ‘Aliyah’ to Israel back in 1977...

Ministry of Economy Creates New Agency to Develop Export Potential

A new Agency, the ‘Trade Development Agency,’ has been created in the Ministry...

Senior Business Roles Held by Women in Georgia Down to 29%

A new report based on the annual Grant Thornton survey of 5,520 businesses...

A Matter of National Security? VimpelCom in the Georgian Market

Early January this year, VimpelCom, one of the largest Russian...

Suspect Connected to Attack on Georgian Opposition Leader Arrested

Georgian law enforcement officials have arrested a 41 year-old man...

Georgia, Azerbaijan Reaffirm Strategic Partnership at Baku Meeting

During a meeting between Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze and his Azeri counterpart...