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Georgia Exported 50m Bottles of Wine in 2016

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In 2016 Georgia exported 50 million bottles of wine to the world’s 53 countries. According to  the National Wine Agency, wine exports grew 38% compared with  2015. It should be noted that exports grew  to the European Union, China, the US and other traditional markets. Compared to 2015, exports to …

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Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Last Year More than 6,3 mln International Visitors Visited Georgia

Georgia hosted record number of international visitors in 2016. According to the National Agency of Tourism, visitors’ number is increased by 7.6% in 2016 and the figure amounted to 6 350 825. Moreover, the number of international visitors, who stayed 24 hours and more in Georgia, had been increased by …

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Georgian Insurance Market – Industry Appraises Year of 2016

Georgian insurance market registers 14 insurance companies. There is sharp competition on the market and beneficiaries are able to enjoy various insurance services and products. Currently, the 2016 financial indicators have not been specified yet, but Georgian insurance sector has finished January to September period in profits. According to statistics …

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Georgia Welcomes Estonian Taxation Model

The Georgian parliament adopted changes to the country’s tax laws to introduce a new system of levying income tax on business. It will only have to be paid if corporate profit is distributed. Estonia introduced a similar model in 2000. The Georgian parliament adopted changes to the country’s tax laws …

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Vajiko Chachkhiani to Represent Georgia at 2017 Venice Biennale

The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection in Georgia has announced that artist Vajiko Chachkhiani will represent the country at the Fifty-Seventh Venice Biennale, which will be held from May 13 to November 26 in 2017. The Berlin-based artist’s installation A Living Dog in the Midst of Dead Lions will …

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Georgia Among The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017 by Vogue

Georgia leads Vogue’s list of the 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017, publshed on new year’s eve. Georgia has gotten buzz in recent years for its surprisingly great wine scene. But a stellar bottle of vino is just one reason to visit. The capital, Tbilisi, with its young, creative class and …

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