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Germany blocks Georgia’s EU visa bid: Euobserver

Germany has delayed Georgia’s bid to get EU visa-free travel in a political decision to be closely watched in Ukraine and beyond. Germany, supported by France and Italy, said No to the move at an EU ambassadors’ meeting in Brussels on Wednesday (8 June). They did it the same day …

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Georgian Wool to be Exported to Italy and Sweden

Georgian Wool to be Exported to Italy and Sweden

The first animal product that will be exported from Georgia to EU market will be wool. Thus Georgia will be added to the list of the countries from which it is possible to bring in the raw wool in EU. At this stage, EU has recognized two companies that are wool producers. As it …

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“GFPAA” 20th Anniversary of the International Conference

"GFPAA" 20th Anniversary of the International Conference

May 20, 2016 – Association of Professional Accountants and Auditors (GFPAA), which brings together 7,000 individuals and 90 leading auditing companies, is hosting an international conference on the theme “20 years of professional development – European integration and the challenges of the profession”. The primary goal of government agencies, accounting …

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Where Georgian Citizens Will Have Visa-free Access?

Georgian citizens will be able to access to 29 countries and territories without any visa requirements any more. Below are presented the list of EU Member States, non-EU countries, and candidate countries of the Schengen zone, where Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free. EU member states: Austria,  Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Greece, …

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CNN: Georgia is Looking to Become a Go-To Trade and Logistics Hub

CNN: This Country Plans for 6% Growth Despite Oil, Currency Crisis

Georgia — a country with less than five million people — is preparing for a huge boost in economic growth in the coming year, despite suffering from low oil prices and a recent currency crisis. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili took office in December, but already has big plans for …

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Georgia-EU Trade Is Up By 38%: Report Shows

EU trade

In 2016, export from Georgia to the EU has diminished, as well as the CIS countries. According to Geostat, foreign trade turnover with the EU has made up 532 million dollars during the first 2 months of this year, which is 38% more, compared to the same period of last year. …

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Euro Becomes Worst-Performing Major Currency


The euro is the world’s worst-performing major currency over the past month with traders bracing for the European Central Bank’s decision on whether to expand stimulus, Bloomberg reports. The single currency has depreciated close to 3 percent against the greenback since Feb. 10 as economists forecast the ECB on Thursday will …

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EU Submits Bill on Introduction of Visa-Free Regime Only with Georgia

Visa-Liberalisation Georgia

The European Commission Submits Bill on Introduction of Visa-Free Regime with Georgia. The European Commission has officially submitted a bill on making amendments to regulation 539/2001 to the European Parliament and the Council of European Union. The European Commission came up with a legislative initiative concerning introduction of visa-free regime. …

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EU Releases Further Confirmation Report of Visa Liberalization

EU visa liberalization

European Commission released progress report of visa liberalization, today. According to which, the second phase will come to force on the twentieth day. Georgian citizens will be able to travel to four  Schengen countries: Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Cyprus, also with Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Georgian citizens will need  visa to …

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Southern Gas Corridor Remains Priority for EU

Southern Gas

The Southern Gas Corridor project remains a priority for the European Union, a European Commission energy spokeswoman told New Europe. “The immediate priority for the region remains the completion of the Southern Gas Corridor, including TANAP, the Greece-Italy Trans-Adriatic Pipeline and the Greece-Bulgaria IGB interconnector,” said the spokeswoman. She noted …

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