Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Who Fctc Exclusionary Measures In Breach Of Un Principles

President of International Tobacco Growers’ Association, Francois van der Merwe wrote a letter to UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. We are deeply concerned to hear reports that the World Health Organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the …

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Mugsy’s Burger – New Burger House in Tbilisi

Mugsy's Burger

Mugsy’s Burger launched operation in Tbilisi in March, 2016, at a Small, comfortable facility on Paliashvili Street. Initially, the  menu comprised only one variety of Burger and potato fries. However, the Burger House became popular in a short period and acquired a great number of clients. On September 15 Mugsy’s …

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Deposits Placed in the Banking Sector are Reduced by 235 Mln

Deposits Placed in the Banking Sector are Reduced by 235 Mln

The volume of deposits is diminished to the banking sector. As of September 1, the deposit volume totals to 14, 6 billion GEL (-1,6% m-o-m) at the expense of demand deposit decline. Term deposits are grown by 5.2 million GEL, demand deposits are reduced by 240 million GEL. According to NBG, larization …

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Georgian Citizens to Enjoy Visa-Free Regime in 15 Countries

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia has achieved visa-free regime agreements with 15 countries. Besides EU countries, the Foreign Ministry is conducting negotiations with countries of other continents too, including 15 ones were finished successfully. These countries are: Bolivia Guatemala Grenada Dominique Commonwealth Ecuador Paraguay Peru Saint Kits and Nevis …

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Tbilisi Sketches: Strange Fruit

This is a piece that celebrates the odd, the misshapen and the sometimes grotesque – in other words, what to look for to find a really tasty tomato.  Just to be clear, we are talking about tomatoes from Sakartvelo here. Sakartvelo? You might know it better as Georgia, but Sakartvelo …

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Current Condition Of Commercial Banks’ Loan Portfolio

The volume of lending by commercial banks (including loans to non-residents) in August 2016 decreased by 185.6 million GEL or by 1.1 percent compared to the previous month and constituted 16.4 billion GEL by September 1, 2016 (exchange rate effect excluded it increased by 0.1 percent). The volume of loans …

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Renewed Tiflis in Pictures

The most beautiful and historical district of Tbilisi has been restored – rehabilitated David Aghmashenebeli Avenue, the first stage of the New Tbilisi large-scale project, was jointly unveiled by Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Tbilisi Mayor and Vice Mayor. Then project was fulfilled in unprecedented short time – 7 months. Original …

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