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Plastic Recycling Plant to Launch Operation in Kutaisi

One million GEL will be invested in Kutaisi plastic recycling plant, Soso Nibladze, executive director of Kutaisi Free Industrial Zone told BM.GE. The plant will be built by the Chinese company to manufacture plastic granules for further exports. As reported, in 20187 Chinese and Indian companies expressed intention to build …

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Prime Minister Appraises New Seaport and Terminal Construction in Poti

“Construction of new seaport infrastructure is one more step forward for shaping Georgia as a transport corridor connecting Europe with Asian countries”, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze noted at the ceremony of signing a 50 million USD agreement by OPIC and Pace Group. The agreement calls for building a new …

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Mariam Kvrivishvili to Head National Tourism Administration

Mariam Kvrivishvili has been selected to lead the National Tourism Administration of Georgia. The Minister of Economy of Georgia announced the assignee of Giorgi Chogovadze on February 4. Before, Maia Kvrivishvili was director general of Voyager company. Under the ruling of the previous Authorities, Mariam Kvrivishvili was deputy head of …

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Eatlocal or Airbnb in Food Industry – Startup Idea by Maia Sidamonidze

Maia Sidamonidze, the former head of National Tourism Administration, has developed an application in food industry, which is analogue product to Airbnb. This is a multifunctional global online-platform, which enables tourists to taste domestic traditional dishes worldwide, Maia Sidamonidze told Business Morning. “If domestic tourists want to taste Lobiani prepared …

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83% of Georgian Citizens Support Country’s EU Membership

83% of Georgian citizens are supporting the country’s integration in the European Union, shows a public opinion survey taken by the National Democratic Institute (NDI). According to the report, compared to June 2018 the number of supporters of EU integration has increased by 2% and is now up to 83%. …

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Beneficial of Produce in Georgia Program Became an Official Supplier of H&M

Georgian company has managed to get a strong technical and social audit of the brand “H&M” and has become the brand’s supplier, meaning H&M stores will label products by “MADE IN GEORGIA”. The company is an enterprise established by Georgian-Romanian investment. LLC “MGMtex” is a subsidiary of Romanian clothing company …

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Mogherini: 300 000 Georgian Citizens Traveled Visa-free in Schengen Zone

The EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Commission has published a report on Georgia’s implementation of the Association Agreement with the European Union. “Since March 2017, more than 300,000 Georgian citizens have been able to travel visa-free to the Schengen area for short stays”, said the High Representative/Vice-President, Federica Mogherini. According to …

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Railroad Infrastructure to Reach Kutaisi International Airport in 2020

Railroad infrastructure to Kutaisi International Airport will be extended in about a year, Giorgi Chogovadze, head of Georgian Airports Association noted. There is an alternative project, under which the railroad infrastructure will be about 600 meter way from the terminal, Chogovadze told the Bsiness Morning. Note that the transportation infrastructure …

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Russia Ordered to Pay 10 Million Euros to Georgians It Harassed

Russia has been ordered to pay at least 1,500 citizens of neighboring Georgia 10 million euros ($11.5 million) for subjecting them to a coordinated policy of arrest, detention and expulsion in a case that goes back more than a decade. The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia put …

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