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Ankara, Baku to expand economic ties

Azerbaijan and Turkey will further enhance bilateral relations in the economic sphere, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Beshir Atalay said, TRT Haber TV channel reported. Azerbaijan and Turkey are among the major prosperous states in the region, he said, adding that both countries are realizing major economic projects in the region. …

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After Clinics, “Doctors’ Association” Plans to Interview Insurance Companies

”Doctors’ Association”  is going to continue  a survey of the worst payers among  insurance companies. Director of the Association Gia Lobzhanidze responds  to the stir created about this issue and states that to protect the rights of doctors the Association will continue to conduct  some types of survey. He says that the second part of the survey will …

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Gov’t Toughens its Tone towards “Tav Georgia”

A very unbalanced agreement was signed with Tav Georgia due to which the company did not fulfill many obligations. Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development  George Kvirikashvili told “Commersant”. “So, we made a decision to change the format of the contract and get an agreement  under which the company will  pay more attention to …

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Businesses Offer Discounts to Customers on Election Day

On July 12, on the day of the runoff election, businesses offer their customers discounts if they have an election participation mark. The corresponding ads are already running on television. The ads say businesses are uniting around a common purpose and urge voters to go to polls, pass the marking …

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Flour Milling Plant Outraged by a Delay in the Launch of Competition Agency

As reported, the head of the newly created Competition Agency George Barabadze told “Commersant” that he didn’t see  features of existence of monopolies in Georgia. In response, President  of the Grain Growers Association of Georgia  Levan Silagava told “Commersant”  that the words of the head of the service were immoral, but expressed hope that the …

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What Privileges does a Chinese Hualing Enjoy in Georgia?

The Chinese Corporation Hualing responds to accusations of Georgian Association of Developers over the fact that the company had granted unjustified benefits. According to President of the Association of Developers of Georgia Irakli Rostomashvili, we are talking about repeated cases of almost gratuitous transfer of  land to some development companies, in particular the Chinese Hualing. “It creates great difficulties for the majority of companies …

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David Narmania not Rules out Shutdown of “Panorama Tbilisi” Project

“Georgian Dream” mayoral candidate David Narmaniadoes  not exclude the possibility that the “PanoramaTbilisi” project will  not be carried out. Narmania saidin a live televised   debate with “National Movement” mayoral candidate Nika  Melia. According to David Narmania, the issue should be widely discussed by the public. “Panorama Tbilisi” issue must be discussed by the general public. Environmentalists, architects, and other relevant experts should participate indiscussions. If there is not  a positive conclusion, I don’t exclude  that this project will not be implemented, “- said Narmania. A …

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Azeri Media Predicts a Boom of Azerbaijani Tourists in Georgia

In addition to Ukrainian tourists, Georgia actively attracts guests from Azerbaijan. The  Azeri edition haqqin.az writes, Azerbaijani tourists prefer to go abroad refusing the  local resorts. Unlike previous years, this tourist season Azerbaijani citizens massively come to rest traditionally not only in Turkey, but also in Georgia. In recent years, Georgia has …

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Russian TV Channels Return to Georgia

Russian TV channels return to Georgia. A couple of days ago, “SilkNet”  announced a few Russian TV channels to be added to TV channel packages. Commersant.ge interested based on what research Silk TV has decided to add Russian channels and how profitable will it be to the company from a commercial point …

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Lari Symbol to be Presented Today

Georgian national currency – Lari (GEL) has its own symbol. The presentation will be held at the National Bank of Georgia. As reported, several months ago, a temporary Lari Symbol Selection Commission selected the  5 best from 231 samples. The Georgian community was involved in revealingthe eventual winner as well. For this purpose, a survey …

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Entrepreneurs’ Expectations from EU Associated Membership Agreement

  Maka Samushia Iliauni Business School, Business Specialist 55% of the inquired business companies assert they meet the EU requirements and are ready to take actives steps on the EU market. A major part of the entrepreneurs expects the growth in investment inflows and expenditures after the conclusion of the …

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