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External Trade of Georgia Rises in Value

Economy Ministry Predicts Export Growth

In January-October 2017 external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) in Georgia amounted to USD 8566.1 million, 12.7 percent higher year-on-year. The exports equaled USD 2203.1 million (29.4 percent higher), while the imports stood at USD 6363.0 million (7.8 percent higher). The negative trade balance was USD 4160.0 million in January-October …

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Children Need Healthy Internet Environment

Children Need Healthy Internet Environment

Georgia has self-regulated Internet space, free of censorship and restrictions. The country has viable cyber security level with a high level of freedom of speech and expression, intellectual property and copyrights are protected. The Internet space policy is designed for stimulation of development and democratic initiatives. However, it should be …

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First 18-hole Golf Course Opened in Tbilisi

Tbilisi Golf Course

Georgia’s Prime Minister and President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid has opened Golf Course in Tbilisi. The international premium golf club The Tbilisi Hills was created with the investment of famous Estonian companies Skinest Rail, Kaamos Group and Go Group, volume of which exceed $20 million. A team from Tilander Golf Design …

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Tbilisi Hosts Georgian-Estonian Business Forum

Tbilisi Hosts Georgian-Estonian Business Forum

Georgia’s investment environment is one of the main topics of the Georgian-Estonian Business Forum, which was held in the capital. More than 100 Georgian companies are attending the event. Georgian businessmen got acquainted with Estonia’s investment environment, which will be discussed by Estonian Minister of Economy and Infrastructure. Zurab Alavidze, …

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Supporting the Extended Producer’s Responsibility in Georgia

Over 70 Georgian Government officials, representatives of international and non-governmental organizations, business associations, chambers and companies will get together on November 1, 2017, 09:30, in Hotel Holiday Inn, Tbilisi, to discuss the Extended Producers’ Responsibility (EPR) in Georgia. The meeting participants will discuss the EPR models and policy instruments in …

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E-governance Development Tendencies in Georgia

Shaping E-Governance environment grows efficiency of services, governance, government’s accountability, transparency of processes. The system is represented in innovative and democratic governance and these factors ensure the strength of the country. The role of E-governance is very important for promoting a transformation of state governance environment and shaping efficient bureaucratic …

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The US Needs a Free Trade Deal with Georgia – Michael Cowgill

Michael Cowgill

Georgia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement would enhance the security and prosperity of Georgia, while offering U.S. companies a new and dynamic route into Eurasia, the Middle East and the EU, writes Michael Cowgill first Vice-Prezident of Amcham Georgia in famous media outlet The Hill. In the article Cowgill also talks about  …

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Japan Plans to Increase Kiwi Imports from Georgia

Japan-based Company Agri plans to increase Kiwi imports from Georgia. Tetsuya Sakomato, president of the company spoke about Georgian kiwi potential on the Japanese market at the meeting with the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia.  He noted that kiwi culture has great potential of development in Georgia because the climatic …

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EU Monitoring Mission Completes its 60,000th Patrol in Georgia

On 20 October, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) conducted its 60,000th patrol in the Mtskheta area of Georgia. An EUAM press release said reaching such a high figure was “a sign of the EU’s commitment to assisting and facilitating a safe and secure environment in Georgia, in particular along the …

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Georgia Lacks Professional Staff

Unemployment remains Georgia’s one of the key challenges. However, we have the situation, when a major part of population is unemployed, but the private sector starves of qualified staff anyway. Almost all fields lack for professional workforce. Specialists explain that the changing demand and standards on the market have shaped …

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