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AFBA: Changes to the Law on Tobacco is Essential

“Young Financiers and Businessmen Association – Afbaa” welcomes the discussion of the Parliamentary Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs, which will make amendments to the “Law on Tobacco”. It’s about the law on the legislative proposal presented by law firm “LPA Law Firm”s partner Levan Nikoladze, “On Changes to …

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Mikheil Janelidze To Manage Analytical and Consulting Organization

Former Foreign Minister, Mikheil Janelidze, will lead an analytical and consulting organization. Janelidze told reporters. “This center will be established in Georgia, but I think it will have international activities and we are not able to tell you details because the concept is in the process of development. The idea …

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Georgia Imported 101.9 million USD Cigarettes in 2017

The year of 2017 recorded a slight rise in cigarette imports, however, the 2017 indicator is lower than the 2014 figure anyway. According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, in 2017 Georgia imported 101.9 million USD cigarettes., up 240 000 pieces year on year (101.6 million USD), but down …

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Georgian Filmmakers Win 2 Golden Apricot Awards

Golden Apricot

On July 15 Golden Apricot international film festival closed in solemn ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia. At the award ceremony, it was announced that Georgian filmmakers had won 2 awards. Mariam Khachvani’s film Dede won the award of FIPRESCI JURY PRIZE , while Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili’s documentary Transparent World won the award …

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Borjomi Presented Active Summer Concept

“Borjomi” continues brand development and responds to the active summer theme, offering more opportunities for active holiday and getting maximum delight from life. That’s the concept of “Borjomi” for summer communication, which in turn united in the new design, web resources and various activities. It is important that a new …

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The Countries Drinking the Most Beer

When it comes to drinking beer, no one beats the Czechs. A new study by Statista has revealed how much beer people in selected countries consumed last year. In 2017, the average Czech drank 137.38 liters, a huge amount more than second-placed Poland with 98.06. In fact, Eastern European countries …

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Wingo Tours- Innovative Bus Ride by Wine Tasting Table

At 11 o’clock in the morning on the European Square, if you run into a rare saloon, panoramic window bus, loaded with up to 14 people with non-Georgian appearance, that is Wingo Tours. Specially designed bus has wine tasting table in it, showing tourists around from Liberty Square to Rustaveli …

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Georgian Economy Saw 7.5% Growth in May

According to preliminary estimations by Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, in May 2018 Georgian economy grew by 7.5% and this is one of the highest figures under the ruling of Georgian Dream. According to Geostat, in January-May the economic growth constituted 6.1%, up 1.6% compared to the government’s forecast …

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Tbilisi Hosts Georgia-Italy Business Forum

On July 17, 2018, Georgia-Italy Business Forum was held at Radisson BLU Iveria hotel. A total of 23 Italian and more than 120 Georgian companies took part in the Forum. The event was jointly organized by Georgian and Italian governments, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Enterprise Georgia agency and …

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Container Shipping Increased by 18.4% in Poti Port

Container shipments increased by 18.4% in the Poti Port during the 6 months of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year. Container shipments are directly linked to Georgia with the growth of GDP and economic development, as well as neighboring countries in the first half of 2018. In …

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Quantity of Flights Grows at Georgian Airports

According to Civil Aviation Agency, in January-June 2018, as compared to the same period of 2017, number of flights at Georgian airports rose by 1 952 ones. The reporting period recorded 10 720 passenger and cargo flights, including 9 304 regular flights and 1 416 charter flights. According to the …

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