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Georgian to Head Marketing Department Wendy’s of EMEA Markets

Sophie Chogovadze

Sopo Chogovadze, head of Marketing Department at Wendy’s Georgia, will take over a new position in September as the regional marketing head of Wendy’s EMEA markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa. What are duties of the new position? What functions will Sopo fulfill? What challenges are expected on the …

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In Georgia Export Declined by 7 percent in July 2016

In Georgia Export Declined by 7 percent in July 2016

According to preliminary data of the National Statistics Office of Georgia, in July 2016, compared to July 2015, export of goods increased by 7% (13.4 million dollars), while import decreased by 0.2% (1.6 million dollar). In case we compare the data of export of the year 2016 to the year 2014, it …

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Alabama Legislator Angry That “State of Georgia” Allowed in Olympics

Friday afternoon, Alabama State Senator Fred Q. Calhoun, published an open letter to the International Olympic Committee’s President, Thomas Bach, complaining that it was unfair for the committee to allow only one U.S. state to participate as an independent team in this year’s Summer Olympic Games. “As I was watching last night’s Olympic …

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Fuel Quality in Georgia Remains on Critical Level

Fuel

Fuel quality in Georgia is satisfactory – specialists do not agree with this conclusion made by the Environment Protection Ministry. Environmentalists think that real picture is worse and all components, starting from legislation ending with standards, should be improved. The Environment Protection Ministry started the diesel and petrol quality control …

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Proparco to fund Evex $25 mln

Proparco to fund Evex $ 25 mln

Georgia Healthcare Group PLC (the “Group” or “GHG”) announces that its healthcare services business subsidiary (“Evex”), the leading private healthcare service provider in Georgia, and the European Development Financial Institution, Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (“Proparco”) have signed a US$ 25 million loan agreement. The …

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iPhone 7 On Sale September 16th, Preorders Early September

This week’s Apple Loop includes the retail release dates of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the disappointing changes in the new iPhones, the iPhone 8 going for a glass chassis,  thoughts on the Apple Watch 2, why Apple needs to stop selling old computers, details on the new …

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The Volume of Money Transfers from Abroad Increased by 10.4 %

The Volume of Money Transfers from Abroad Increased by 10.4 %

In July 2016, the volume of money transfers from abroad constituted 100.7 million USD (235.3 million GEL), which is 10.4 percent (9.5 million USD) more than the amount in July 2015. 92.3 percent of the total money transfers from abroad came from 13 largest donor countries, with the volume of …

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Georgia and UNWTO Host First Global Conference on Wine Tourism

Georgian wine tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, will proudly present the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism to be held in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia from 7-9 September 2016 For 8000 years, wine grapes have been cultivated in Georgia. Proclaimed by …

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