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Competition Agency Finishes Examination of Poti Seaport Case


Competition Agency explains that implementation of a new scheme for handling containers under the current plan of Poti Seaport will violate Georgian law on Competition. However, the examination has not confirmed that Poti Seaport had misused dominating situation, because the new scheme has not been applied for handling containers. At …

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EBRD Plans to Invest 350 mln in Georgia This Year

EBRD Plans to Invest 350 mln in Georgia This Year

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) plans to invest 300-350 million EUR in Georgia this year. The Regional Director of the EBRD says that previous year’s record (250 million) is improved in 2017 in terms of investment portfolio. “At this stage I do not know the final answer, …

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TAP AG Completes Trans Adriatic Pipeline’s First Hydrotest


TAP AG, the consortium building the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), has successfully completed its first hydrotest in Greece, reads a message on TAP’s website. “Also known as hydrostatic testing, this is a method for verifying a pipeline’s safety after it has been built,” said the message. “The pipeline is filled …

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New Taxi Company Ibery Appears on Georgian Market

Ibery Taxi

Ibery, a new taxi company, has launched operation in Georgia. At the first stage, the company made investments of 6 million USD and offers comfortable services with Haval and Great Wall new vehicles. “Our objective is to change service standards in this sector and make taxi services more comfortable, safer …

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Georgian Restaurant Chačapuri in Vilnius


Locals in Vilnius know about the Georgian restaurant Chačapuri for few years already. However, it is still an exotic place in the city. The restaurant was opened in 2012. “My brother moved to Vilnius to study at the MA program and considering many years of experience in business, he wanted to …

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Global Goals Through the Eyes of Georgian Youth


More than 600 Georgian students, young artists and designers registered to take part in the two creative contests that aim to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Georgia – Visualization of SDGs and Essay Competition. The contests were announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Institute for Development …

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Georgian Wine on Show in Lithuania’s Biggest Wine Exhibition


Wine enthusiasts in Lithuania will have a chance to taste some unique Georgian wines. On May 5-6, the biggest wine and spirits event in the Baltic States wine exhibition “Vyno Dienos 2017” (Wine Days 2017) will showcase six Georgian wine companies: Besini, Askaneli Brothers, Khareba, Guiaani, Zakro Vino, Kindzmarauli Marani, …

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Merab Ninidze Starring in New BBC TV Series


Georgian actor Merab Ninidze will play the main character in the new BBC TV series McMafia, which will appear on the screen at the end of 2017. The story of the TV series is about the global mafia. Russian family mafia member, who was raised in England, is trying to …

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