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Daily Archives: June 12, 2018

The Cost of Medications is Still Rising

According to the “Population Welfare Survey”, the costs of medical care and medicines have been rapidly risen for some households. This expenditure amounted to more than 10% of total expenditure for 34.2% of households, which is higher than the 2015 figure (29.8%). In addition, 26.5% of households have a share …

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EU Supports Development of Agricultural Extension in Georgia

Various agricultural issues were discussed at a meeting recently organised through the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). Among the topics discussed was the creation of an online library to make modern agricultural advice handbooks and guidebooks available for Georgian farmers and extension specialists. The event …

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Tourism Sector Revenues Exceeded 1 billion USD

In January-May 2018 the tourism sector inflows made up 1.036 billion USD, including 246 million USD in May, up 19.9% compared to the same period of 2017. We remind you that in May Georgia hosted 633 086 international visitors, up 7.8% year on year, including 359 744 tourists were recorded …

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Free Trade Area Implementation Opportunities in Georgia

The first meeting of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) Central Advisory Council is to take place in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on 12 June. Its objective is to hear from representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country’s regions and local experts about their …

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