Oil and related shipments from Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi dropped 38 percent in the first two months of 2019 from a year earlier, an official at a KazMunaiGas-operated terminal at the port said on Friday.
Twelve Protected Areas in Georgia will receive comprehensive support from the United Nations Development Programme.
Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Natia Turnava introduced the 2019-2021 Gasification Action Plan to the Prime Minister’s Adviser for the Regional Development, Sozar Subari and the Regional Representatives.
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".
Government of Georgia has approved a new program to ensure co-funding of mechanization process for farmers in Georgia.
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%.
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.