Issue 3, 2014. June-July

 

MANAGING RISK: GEORGIA'S DEVELOPMENT BANK PROPOSAL

Development banks have historically served as mediators to balance investments against political and economic risk in up-and-coming...
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INVESTMENTS IN REAL ESTATE: THE ANTICIPATED IMPACT OF THE EU ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT

Georgia is slated to sign its EU Association Agreement on June 27. Martijn Kanters looks ...
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THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

Grant Thornton International Business Report explores the mood of businesses as economic recovery takes root in Europe - including the decreasing interest in expanding the ...
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EATING FROM A CAN: THE FACTS ABOUT PROCESSED FOOD IN GEORGIA

Food is an integral part of our lives, yet in many countries the food we eat is becoming increasingly unhealthy. The fast pace of ...
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EUROPE'S ENERGY SECURITY AFTER THE UKRAINIAN CRISIS

Europe's current response to the Ukrainian crisis can be attributed to PAST mistakes in energy policies. The expensive diversification of ...
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TURKEY: A REGIONAL WILDCARD FOR ENERGY SECURITY

With the Ukraine crisis threatening the supply of energy to Europe, analysts say that there has been renewed focus on the so-called ...
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ENERGY TRANSPORTATION: THE FUTURE OF GEORGIAN PORTS

When I met the Kazakh ambassador in Georgia, Yermukhamet Yertisbayev, he started our conversation by quoting Napoleon: "The ...
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AZERBAIJAN COULD BENEFIT FROM RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISIS BUT RISKS ARE HIGH

The confrontation between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea has cast a shadow over stability in the former Soviet Union, but some countries ...
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GEORGIA AND UKRAINE: HOW WILL THE CRISIS AFFECT INVESTMENT?

Tourism and wine have been staples of the trade relationship between Georgia and Ukraine for the past several years. While the two ...
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BUILDING BETTER COPYRIGHT: AN INTERVIEW WITH KATERINA V. OSSENOVA

Investor.ge spoke with Katerina V. Ossenova, the attorney-advisor international program manager for the Eastern Europe/Eurasia Commercial ...
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BREAKING GEORGIA'S ADDICTION TO PIRATED GOODS

For years, Georgian consumers have been inundated with black market goods. Now, however, intellectual property right ...
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MOVING ON UP

When City Hall rejected Coop Georgia's request to put 100 collection bins around Tbilisi, Coop Georgia focused on targeting the private sector instead.
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