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Georgia to adopt European Rural Development

The Civil Development Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia examined issues affecting the productivity of Georgia’s rural development. With the assistance from the European Union and United Nations Development Programme, the consultations targeted the social and economic affairs. The meeting conjoined a variety of participants ranging from government officials, …

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Georgian Viticulture Studies Open in Poland

Georgian Viticulture Studies Open in Poland

Wine Academy of Poland will teach Georgian viticulture and winemaking history as part of memorandum that was signed by National Wine Agency of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and  Galicja Vitis, Viticulture-Winemaking Development Foundation of Poland. The memorandum calls for promoting popularization of Georgian wines in Poland through various marketing …

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Stalin Used in Georgian Wine Marketing Again

Though Georgia’s official attitude to the figure of Joseph Stalin (who was Georgian) remains strictly negative, public opinions are mixed. This is why images of Stalin are sometimes used commercially, for example by wine producers. This new wine label design has been recently posted by Packaging of the World and …

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Azerbaijan Removes Taxes on Transshipment of Transit Goods

Azerbaijan Removes Taxes on Transshipment of Transit Goods

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree on application of the “Law on Amending Tax Code of Azerbaijan” adopted by the country’s parliament September 30. The amendments stipulate removing the value added tax (VAT) for the goods transshipment services directly related to transit cargo transportation. The VAT rate in Azerbaijan …

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Azerbaijan may Export up to 700 Million MW through Georgia

Azerbaijan may Export up to 700 Million MW through Georgia

Electricity export from Azerbaijan via the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey energy bridge may reach 700 million megawatts, said Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev in his article published by the official press Oct. 20. “The work on the creation of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey energy bridge is continuing,” noted Natig Aliyev. “The project will allow integrating …

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Georgia’s Regional Development Increases in Civil Societies

On October 24, Niels Scott, Head of UNDP in Georgia, and Tengiz Shargelishvili, Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia held a two-day conference  in Tbilisi. The assembly suggested more than 30 civil society initiatives aiding the regional and local developments. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the …

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It will Cost 50-65 (21-27 USD) GEL to Fly to Racha

There will be one more internal airport added in Georgia:  Ambrolauri Airport is already constructed and it can receive L 410 (19 places) type airplanes.  The duration of flight will be from 45 to 60 minutes. The flights to Ambrolauri will be subsidized by state.  Subsidize policy will be the …

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Lukoil Loses Trial against Competition Agency

Lukoil

Tbilisi City Court has justified Competition Agency, for the second time, against an oil company. Tbilisi City Court Board of Administrative Affairs has not satisfied an appeal by LLC Lukoil Georgia against LEPL Competition Agency. The court has confirmed decree N81 issued by Competition Agency director on July 14, 2015 …

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