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NBG Predicts 4.5% Economic Growth in 2018

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According to the National Bank forecasts, growth in GDP in the year of 2018 will be 4.5%. According to the forecast, GDP growth will have positive contribution as net exports, as well as consumption and investments, which will result in external inflows, improvement of business climate and capital expenditure of …

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Koba Gvenetadze Announces 2018 As A Year Of Financial Education

The governor of the National Bank of Georgia, Koba Gvenetadze has announced 2018 to be “a year of financial education” and discussed plans that will be implemented together with financially literate society, who will no longer be afraid of exchange rate volatility. The governor also reviewed the major challenges of …

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Challenges Faced by the Real Estate Sector in 2017

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De-dollarization has been one of the main challenges for the Georgian real estate market in 2017. Following the devaluation of the Lari in 2016, the government of Georgia and the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) jointly designed a plan of ‘Larization’ of loans. The relevant legislation came into force on …

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2018 – Year of Financial Education

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In 2018 Government of Georgia expects that the reforms will justify, while business sector and consumers expect their revenues to grow. At the same time, all social groups want that an inflow of investments rise in the country. The banking sector represents a cornerstone for everybody, because both corporate and …

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Assets of Commercial Banks Grow

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As of December 1, 2017 the Georgian banking sector registers 16 commercial banks, including 15 ones with foreign capital in the authorized capital. According to the National Bank of Georgia (NBG), in November total assets of commercial banks of Georgia rose by 1.1 billion GEL (+3.2%) compared to October and …

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NBG: Deposits’ Larization Shrinks

According to the National Bank, nonbank deposits volume in the banking sector hit 19bln GEL as of November 1, 2017, up 645.2mln GEL (+3.5%) as compared to the October 1 indicator (up 0.6% without the exchange rate effect). In October, as compared to the previous month, term deposits grew by …

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Ministry of Finance Sells 20 million GEL T-bills

On October 18, Ministry of Finance sold 20 million GEL T-bills with 10-year maturity period.  According to National Bank of Georgia (NBG), three commercial banks took part in the T-bill auction. The demand constituted 36 120 000 GEL, while the bottom interest rate totaled 8.950%, the top rate hit 9.380%, …

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National Bank Evaluates 2018 State Bidget Bill

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High deficit in the 2018 state budget does not create inflation risks, the report by NBG on Georgian State Budget Law reads. “The 2018 state budget deficit grows by 60 million GEL to 1.374 million GEL. The consolidated budget bill is planned at 3.7% in relation to the 2018 forecast …

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Capital Market Development Issues Discussed with EBRD Representatives

Dimitri Kumsishvili, Georgia’s first vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, and Koba Gvenetadze, president of National Bank of Georgia (NBG), discussed capital market development issues with representatives of EBRD. The meeting was held in Washington, the USA, as part of the annual meeting of IMF and World Bank. At …

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