Georgia’s New Gold Rush: Or the Economic Prospects of Export of Medical Marijuana

This article continues the theme of ISET Economist blog “Decriminalize Marijuana?” written by my colleague...

Georgia's Growth Projections Strong, but Turkish Lira Crisis May Dampen Buoyant Forecasts

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the third and fourth...

AUGUST: Average Hotel Prices in Georgia and Hotel Price Index

In Georgia, the average cost of a room in a 3-star hotel was 147 GEL per night in August 2018...

A Fruitful Summer for Georgian Agriculture! The Business Confidence Index Q3 2018

Overall, the BCI lost 4.2 points compared to Q2 2018. Expectations in the private sector in Georgia...

Eastern Partnership European School Opens in Tbilisi

It is the first such school established outside the EU...

EU Positively Assesses Georgia’s Work within GSP+

The European Union (EU) has positively assessed Georgia’s work...

Georgia ‘Mostly Free’ in Index of Economic Freedom

Georgia has been listed as a ‘mostly free’ country in the Index...

W Hotels Construction to Start in Tbilisi

Development company RED-Co plans to build a W Hotels brand hotel...

Chinese Investors Plan Ferroalloy Plant in Kutaisi

An unnamed Chinese company plans to build a ferroalloy plant in Georgia’s Kutaisi free industrial zone...

New 20 and 50 Georgian Lari Banknotes Released

The National Bank of Georgia released 20 and 50 Georgian lari banknotes into circulation Monday, according to the bank’s official Web site...

Second Democratic and Economic International Forum Opens in Tbilisi

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on Monday opened the second annual International Forum...

Georgian Peacekeepers Warn of Blackmail from Central African Locals

Georgian daily Kviris Palitra published Monday an interview with an unnamed Georgian peacekeeper...

Oscar Nominated Tangerines Wins Spain’s Best European Film Award

Georgian wartime drama ‘Tangerines’ took home the prize for Best European...

ICC Proceeds with S. Ossetia War Crimes Investigation

International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda stated to Georgian television that the court...

Georgian Government to Boost Tourist Numbers

Members of the government and representatives of the lucrative tourism trade discussed Friday current prospects...