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Bus Assembly Plant might be Built in Georgia

A bus assembly plant is planned to  be built in  Georgia. At this stage Ministry of Economics is holding negotiations with several international, including Swedish and Polish, companies. According to Deputy Minister of Economy Keti Bochorishvili, they are in active talks with  the  companies and specific information will be known in …

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Robbie Steinhous: Georgia should Focus on Education

An interview with a business coach Robbie Steinhous Whether  Georgia can draw attention both in terms of culture and economy? Georgia has  a very interesting culture, and in my opinion it is necessary to spend more to preserve the historic appearance of Tbilisi. Maybe it will not be investing in …

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TAV top of global airport construction sector: ENR

TAV Construction has become the world’s largest company in the airport construction sector with a turnover of $1.25 billion, according to the latest report of the Engineering News Record (ENR), the Turkish company said in a written statement Dec. 19.  “One of the respectable publications of the sector, Engineering News …

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This Is the First Ever Ad For Coffee, From 1652

According to Retronaut, this is an image of the first ever advertisement for coffee, in England circa 1652. Little has changed in the coffee business since its launch. The seller, Pasqua Rosee of St. Michaels Alley in Cornhill, promised: “It will prevent Drowsiness, and make one fit for Busines, if one have …

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Leading microfinance organization In Georgia Credo has the new owners

Access Microfinance Holding AG AccessHolding, responsAbility Investments AG responsAbility, Triodos Investment Management BV Triodos and VisionFund International VisionFund announce that the sale of VisionFund’s microfinance institution in Georgia, Microfinance Organization Credo,  Credo, to a consortium of social impact investors comprising AccessHolding and funds managed or advised by responsAbility and Triodos, …

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Vladimir Putin invites Kim Jong-un to Moscow

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has invited the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in the second world war, the Kremlin’s spokesman said on Friday. It would be Kim’s first foreign visit since taking the …

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By February, Bread Prices not to Rise in Georgia – Wheat Exports from Russia to Georgia Suspended

Wheat exports from Russia to Georgia have been suspended. President of the Grain Growers Association states  “Commersant” that Rosselkhoznadzor  imposed restrictions on wheat exports due to the non-issuance  of a phytosanitary certificate, including Georgia. According to Levan  Silagava,  the Russian Grain Union has already begun negotiations with the Association, and …

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