Daily Archives: September 15, 2016

92.7% of Population Use Internet for Communication in Social Networks

92.7% of Population Use Internet for Communication in Social Networks

92.7% of population mainly apply the Internet for social networks. The respective information was published by Geostat, the national statistics service of Georgia. According to the June report, access to new information (64.7%), reading and sending emails (58.5%), audio-video connection via Internet (55.5%) are main factors for use the Internet. …

Read More »

New Georgian Airline to Be Founded in Georgia

New Georgian Airline to Be Founded in Georgia

A new Georgian airline will be established in Georgia, Guram Jalaghonia, head of the civil aviation agency, told the Business Contact. He abstained to divulge detailed information, but noted that the new Georgian airline will be established by foreign investment and Boeing airplanes will fly under Georgian banners. The airline …

Read More »

WHO Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public Health – Reason Foundation

WHO Tobacco Treaty a Threat to Public Health – Reason Foundation

Documents released last week by the World Health Organization, in advance of a November meeting in Delhi of its Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, show that the WHO has been operating in secret to limit access to new technologies that have enabled millions of people to quit smoking, according to …

Read More »

Finance Sector Records Highest Salaries, Agriculture Sector – Lowest

Finance Sector Records Highest Salaries, Agriculture Sector – Lowest

The finance sector maintains leading positions in terms of highest salaries, as well as the housing and state sectors, the report published by Geostat, the national service of statistics, reads. The report covers averaged salaries statistics in the second quarter. According to Geostat, averaged monthly salaries made up 973 GEL …

Read More »

Georgian Olive Oil to be Sold on the Local Market

Georgian Olive Oil to be Sold on the Local Market

A new local product – olive oil will be sold in Georgian stores and supermarkets starting November. According to Director of GeOlive company Giorgi Svanidze, initially  the products will be sold only on the local market, since 2017 it is planned export olive oil abroad. “We have already signed agreements …

Read More »

David Sergeenko Selected s a Member of WHO Executive Board

davidsergeenkoministri-cr-739x428

Georgia’s health minister David Sergeenko has been selected as a member of World Health Organization’s executive board. The Executive Board is composed of 34 individuals technically qualified in the field of health, each one designated by a Member State elected to do so by the World Health Assembly. Member States …

Read More »

How to Build Environmental Protection into ‘New Silk Road’

How to Build Environmental Protection into ‘New Silk Road’

Jin Jiaman of GEI suggests ways to improve environmental protection in China’s overseas infrastructure projects after ‘green finance’ gets backing from G20 leaders. G20 leaders called for “green finance” policies to be “scaled up” at their Hangzhou summit this month, and for more work to be done on coordinating national …

Read More »

Liberty Bank Introduces Two New Successful Young Athletes as Brand Envoys

Liberty Bank Introduces Two New Successful Young Athletes as Brand Envoys

On September 15, at the Liberty Bank head office, the Bank director general Aleksi Khoroshvili introduced two new brand envoys to reporters – canoeist Zaza Nadiradze and tennis player Mariam Bolkvadze. “I am happy to introduce new envoys of Liberty Bank, gifted and hardworking people, who have  brought multiple glory …

Read More »

PMCG: Chinese Investments will Grow in Wine, Finance and Internet Sectors

maya grigolia

Georgia’s exports to China will increase by about 30% upon enforcement of the free trade regime wit China, Maia Grigolia, researcher for PMCG research organization, told the Business Morning program. “This is a very good indicator. Exports will particularly increase in the sector of wines and alcoholic beverages. According to …

Read More »