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New Taste of Wine by Young Wine-maker

19 years old Jemal Khatiashvili created a new brand named “Butrana”. “Butrana” united together wine and cheese products and he keeps the cheese in Saferavi with French traditional methods. How did you start your business? I started everything when I was 14. I made wine for the first time then. …

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2016 Business Award Ceremony Held In Tbilisi

On 17th November 2016 in Tbilisi, TBC Bank, Georgia’s largest bank, and Geocell, a telecommunication company, held a business award ceremony to present awards to seven Georgian business winners. In efforts to promote the development of Georgia’s business sector, on June 21, TBC Bank and Geocell urged small Georgian businesses …

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150 Trains to Pass Georgia in 2017 via Trans Caspian Transport Corridor

150 trains will pass Georgia in 2017 via Trans Caspian Transport Corridor. This plan of Georgian railways seems skeptical for logistics experts.  They say that this year, they carried few containerized cargo by this railway. Director of “Trans Caucasus Terminal” will talk about how realistic the plan is. Georgian railway …

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R. Michael Cowgill Became the New President of AmCham

Michael Cowgill

The American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia held its annual General Assembly at Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, the organization announced it’s new president R. Michael Cowgill. In his 14th year in Georgia, Mr. Cowgill is the President and co-founder of Georgian American University’s (GAU’s) Business; Law & Social Sciences; and …

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Chinese and South Korean Investors Interested in Poti FIZ

Chinese and South Korean Investors Interested in Poti FIZ

Government has not yet selected  a new operator at Poti free industrial zone (FIZ) but the Chinese and South Korean investors have already shown their interest in the FIZ. Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Ketevan Botchorishvili told Businesscontact. According to her, government is in active negotiations with several  major investors. …

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New York Audience fascinated by “Ali and Nino” Movie

New York Audience fascinated by “Ali and Nino” Movie

Premiere of the feature film “Ali and Nino” based on the namesake world bestseller “Ali and Nino” novel by Gurban Said was held in New York. The premiere of the film, the project manager and executive producer of which is Leyla Aliyeva, vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place at …

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Biu-Biu to Build Another Factory in 2017

Biu-Biu to Build Another Factory in 2017

The company Chirina, which manifactures products under Biu-Biu brand, will build a new factory in Sartichala next year. The company founder Revaz Vashakidze says that the company has already acquired land and construction work will start in summer 2017. In Vashakidze’s words, Chirina will invest about $5 million in the new …

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