An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Mercedes Vera-Martin, visited Tbilisi during February 20-26, 2019 to discuss recent economic and financial developments and progress with structural reforms.
Last week, the EU launched a new rural development project in the Akhmeta municipality of Georgia. Entitled “Promoting Inclusive and Participatory Local Development in Akhmeta Municipality".
According to early indicators from Geostat, the national statistics service of Georgia, in the fourth quarter of 2018, the unemployment rate in Georgia rose by 0.1%.
Government of Georgia has approved a new program to ensure co-funding of mechanization process for farmers in Georgia.
At the meeting with Georgian officials the IMF mission positively appraised the fact that Fitch Rating international rating company has improved Georgia’s sovereign credit rating from BB- level to BB level with the outlook of Stable.
Interview with Pension Agency Chief Levan Surguladze
There were times, when the same pension amounts were paid in all republics of the Soviet Union. What has changed in 30 years? How much pension is paid today? What is the retirement age in Post-Soviet space?