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Georgia’s Finance Minister in US for IMF, World Bank meetings


Georgia’s Finance Minister Nodar Khaduri is on an official visit to Washington, D.C. to take part in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group annual spring meetings. Thousands of government officials, representatives of civil society, stakeholders and private sector representatives from all over the world are gathering …

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150 Georgian soldiers complete Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan


More than a hundred Georgian peacekeepers serving in a NATO-led mission in Afghanistan have returned home safely. 150 military servicemen of the 51st Battalion of V Infantry Brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces (GAF) touched down on home soil earlier today. They were greeted by military officials and invited guests. …

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Georgia Trapped in Economic Maelstrom


Georgia is in the midst of an economic maelstrom- Euronews reports. The national currency, the lari, has lost twenty percent of its value since November last year. The wretched state of the Russian rouble has undermined the former Soviet republic and the situation in Ukraine is adding to the chaos. …

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Park Inn by Radisson to be built Tbilisi by 2017

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In place of the hotel Tori located on the Tabukashvili street, right next to the Economy Ministry of Georgia, a new Radisson brand hotel Park Inn by Radisson will be built by year 2017. The news was announced today as the representatives of the two sides, Georgian company Block-Invest and …

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Potential Investors in Anaklia Port Arrived in Georgia


China’s largest port operator “Qingdao Port International” is interested in the project of construction of a deepwater port in the Black Sea town of Anaklia. The company representatives recently visited Georgia, observed the territory of the proposed construction  and obtained  detailed information about the future prospects of the port. Competition …

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Remittances from Abroad Decreased in March 2015


In March 2015, the volume of remittances to Georgia from abroad decreased by 23. 5% compared to March 2014. According to the National Bank, during this period in total $ 92.2 million was transferred to the country, which is 23.5% less than in the corresponding period of last year. Of the total transfers, …

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Georgian Ballet dancers succeed in Italy

Ekaterine Surmava

A handful of Georgian ballet dancers gained top honours and top prizes after competing in a prestigious international dancing competition in Italy. Georgian ballerina Ekaterine Surmava and her partner Fedulov Philip won first prize for the Best Duet and Pas de Deux at the Domenico Modugno International Ballet and Contemporary …

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Georgia decreases Azerbaijani gas import

Gas import from Azerbaijan

Georgia imported 319,850 metric tons of natural gas in oil equivalent worth $67.4 million from Azerbaijan in January-February 2015, the Georgian National Statistics Service’s report said. Azerbaijan is the main supplier of this fuel to Georgia with a share of 66.2 percent of total import volume of the country in …

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