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Guylian World’s Favorite Belgian Chocolate to Produce Nuts in Georgia

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Belgian chocolate manufacturer Guylian has expressed interest in starting nut production in Georgia. Company representative Paul Bevers has stated that Guylian is already using Georgian nuts in chocolate production, and is now interested in investing in nut production. During a meeting held at the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Bevers …

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Regular Flights to Commence Between Tbilisi and Ashgabat

Regular Flights to Commence Between Tbilisi and Ashgabat

A new flight destination has been added to the Tbilisi International Airport. Following negotiations between representatives of Turkmenistan Airlines and TAV Georgia officials, it has been confirmed that Turkmenistan Airlines is to conduct regular flights on the Ashgabat-Tbilisi-Ashgabat route from September this year. Flights will be performed twice a week …

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Head of IMF Mission’s Visit to Georgia

Head of IMF Mission’s Visit to Georgia

Head of the International Monetary Fund Mission, Mercedes Vera-Martin, is conducting a visit to Georgia. As part of the visit, she has already held a meeting with Finance Minister Nodar Khaduri. According to the Ministry, the two sides discussed issues regarding IMF’s cooperation with Georgia, the existing economic situation in Georgia …

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Willis Towers Watson to Enter the Georgian Insurance Sector

Willis Towers Watson to Enter the Georgian Insurance Sector

Willis Towers Watson has expressed interest in entering the Georgian insurance market. Company representatives Homi Motamed and Hanan Ben Moshe are currently in Georgia, and have met with the Finance Minister, Nodar Khaduri. They are presently funding energy projects in Georgia, and have also expressed interest in investing in the insurance …

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Himalayan Salt And Brown Sugar to Be Produced in Georgia

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JD Trade is to start manufacturing “Himalaya” iodized salt and brown sugar in Georgia. The company will offer brown sugar to consumers at competitive prices. As for “Himalaya” iodized salt, this will be a unique product on the market that will contain substantially more healthy minerals than normal table salt. …

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Armenia’s Economic Activity Index Shows Record Decline

Armenia's Economic Activity Index Shows Record Decline

Armenia’s economic activity index decreased by 4.7 percent in July 2016 compared to the same period of 2015. This is a record figure, Aysor.am reported citing Haykakan Zhamanak newspaper. A decline in the country’s economic activity has not been observed yet in 2016, according to the newspaper. Just two weeks ago, Armenia’s …

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Georgia Ranks 4th Per GDP At Rio Olympics

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The Rio Olympics has been dominated by the United States, Great Britain and China, which between them claimed 99 golds and a total of 258 medals  throughout the Games. The United States finished the Olympics at the top of the medal table, with Great Britain beating China for second place. But what happens …

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EU Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowships 2016 Are Available

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The European Union is committed to supporting civil society in Eastern Partnership countries. Civil society – represented in a multitude of forms of organisation between state and citizens – is recognised by the EU as an actor in its own right to engage in dialogue with both their governments and …

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New Dairy Factory Opens in Georgia

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New Meskheti is equipped in accordance with the modern standards that was established within the frames of Preferential Agro Credit State Program in village of Tolo of Aspindza Municipality. According to the Georgian PM, this type of ventures shall become an example for other entrepreneurs, since the state provides all …

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