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The Polish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce was Created in Georgia

For the first time in Georgia, the Polish-Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Economy was created. 20 Polish and Georgian organizations in various sectors participated in the creation of the Chamber. The Polish Embassy in Georgia was also involved in the processes, as well as the Embassy of Georgia in Poland. …

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Microsoft Suspends Bitcoin Payments

Microsoft has stopped taking Bitcoin payments. Bleeping Computer reported, Microsoft support called the move temporary, a response to high transaction fees and volatility in Bitcoin’s price. Microsoft-owned Expedia continues to accept Bitcoin payments as of this writing. Bleeping Computer noted that Microsoft has twice suspended payments in the past, after first accepting the …

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Gurieli to Produce Bio tea

Tea production company “Geoplant”, which is presented under the name of “Gurieli” on the market, plans to produce bio tea. From 2018, the company will work in the direction of bio tea, and pay a special attention to the plantations in this regard. “This year we are going to think …

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37 Hotels to be Opened in the Framework of Enterprise Georgia

Hotels will be opened in Borjomi, Bakuriani, Gudauri, Poti, Ureki, Nikortsminda, Kazbegi, Sagarejo, Gonio, Shekvetili, Telavi, Tskaltubo, Kutaisi, Zugdidi, Mestia, Gurjaani and Gori within the framework of the state program ”Enterprise Georgia- Host in Georgia”. In total, the program has 37 beneficiaries. As a result of opening of hotels, additional …

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Futkara Exported Georgian Honey to Japan

Company Futkara exported Georgian honey to Japanese market, 900kg. in total. Mainly exported three types: mountain, black tart and mixed honey. Export implementation was supported by agency ”Enterprise Georgia”. The organization works in the direction of beekeeping. In particular, they have: quite a variety of inventory and literature on the …

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Georgia-China FTA Came into Force

Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Georgia and China has come into force on January 1, 2018, making Georgia the first country in the region to have such a deal with China. According to official Chinese source, “After the agreement has gone into effect, in terms of the trade in goods, …

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Bank of Georgia has Received a New Credit Line From EBRD

Bank of Georgia has attracted a new credit line from EBRD. It’s 135 million GEL credit line, which is valid for 5 years. This is the second transaction that the bank received from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development since May 2016. Like the first tranche, the sum will …

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Almost 1.7 million Tourists from Azerbaijan Visit Georgia

Head of Georgia’s National Tourism Administration Giorgi Chogovadze has said that 1,694,998 tourists from Azerbaijan visited Georgia in 2017, Georgia Online news portal reported. An increase of 11.2 percent was observed in the number of tourists coming to Georgia from Azerbaijan, according to the report. Azerbaijan is followed by Russia …

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Enterprise Georgia State Program Invests 786 million GEL in Projects

Enterprise Georgia state program has co-financed 323 projects s of December 31, 2017. Total amount of investments made by Enterprise Georgia exceeds 786 million GEL. More than 13 000 citizens of Georgia were employed as part of the mentioned projects. According to Enterprise Georgia indicators, projects were implemented in the …

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With Supra, a Washington Lawyer Revives Memories of Georgian Feasts

The waiters at Supra, home to khinkali and chanakhi — soup dumplings and braised lamb stew, respectively — want to put newcomers at ease; the cooking of Georgia, as in the republic, is relatively recent in Washington. Consequently, greetings by the staff include a brief flavor profile. “We use a …

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