Daily Archives: September 18, 2018

ETC to Launch Wine Exports in 2019

ETC, a Georgian winemaking brand, is conducting negotiations with countries of Central and Eastern Europe to launch exports in 2019, the company co-founder Teo Khukhuni told BM.GE. ETC winemaking company appeared on the market about a year ago and opened an outdoor wine bar in Tusheti, Zemo Omalo. Wibe Bar …

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Uniform Visual Standards of Taxis to be Launched from 2019

Within the framework of the taxi reform, Tbilisi City Hall works on the uniform visual standards of the taxi, which will come into action from October 1, 2019. Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said about it at today’s government meeting. “Mentioned reform is very important. This is one of the directions …

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Why Fuel Prices Beat Historical Maximum

The past period has recorded quite painful developments on the fuel market as the price of a liter of petrol beat the historical maximum. Consequently, regarding the mentioned issue, I have heard a lot of comments and forecasts (another issue is how qualified these forecasts were, who someone was trying …

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Public-Private Partnership Law – New Opportunity for Energy Sector Projects

Energy sector (excluding oil & gas) is one of the strategically important sectors under newly adopted PPP legislation – which, among others, envisages the possibility of granting longterm guaranteed purchase agreement to the investor. The law on Public-Private partnership was approved by the Parliament of Georgia in May 2018. Later …

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ADB and Anaklia Consortium Sign MOU to Develop Port in Georgia

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Georgia. Strategically located between Europe and Asia, the Anaklia project is expected to be the driver for an integrated regional development program worth …

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Georgian Business Ombudsman Introduces Its Representative in Adjara Region

Tornike Rizhvadze, head of Adjara Government, and Business Ombudsman of Georgia Irakli Lekvinadze met with about 200 representatives of private sector of Adjara Region and officially introduced the Business Ombudsman’s representatives in Adjara Region. Tariel Giorgadze has been appointed as a representative of Georgian Business Ombudsman in Adjara Region. Tariel …

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Summarizing a Three-year Initiative to Promote Open and Secure Borders Between Azerbaijan and Georgia

The governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia, together with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), summarized their joint project at the Red Bridge Border Crossing Point. The project assisted both countries to raise standards of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary border control, improve border management infrastructure and equipment, …

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Innovate in AgroTourism- Students Finding Solutions

Impact Hub Tbilisi, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Georgia is organizing a 12-hour challenge, which will take place in Fabrika on 28th of September. The intensive idea marathon, involving students with different backgrounds, aims to support start-ups active in the field of agro tourism and find innovative solutions …

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