Issue 2, 2014. April-May

 

AFTER CRIMEA: WILL THE CRISIS AFFECT ARMENIA AND ITS PATH TOWARD THE RUSSIAN-LED CUSTOMS UNION?

Investor.ge interviewed Richard Giragosian, the director of the Regional Studies Center (RSC) ...
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THE ROAD TO A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH THE US

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili met with US President Barrack Obama in Washington in February. The meeting, albeit brief, is an ...
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THE ECONOMIC REPORT CARD: GRADING GEORGIA ON ITS 15-YEAR PERFORMANCE

2014 represents a milestone year for Georgia in many respects: it marks the 15-year anniversary for an organization that is representative of ...
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15 YEARS AND COUNTING

Investor.ge's Heather Yundt interviews three investors and long-time expats on what brought them to Georgia, how the business environment has changed, and how their investments ...
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CULTURAL, ECONOMIC DIVIDE DEFINE WOMEN'S CHANCES TO CLIMB GLOBAL CORPORATE LADDER

March 8 was International Women's Day - a good time to take stock of where women are ...
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THE GEORGIAN TOURISM SECTOR: AN OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

From a statistical point of view, he tourism industry in Georgia in 2013 can be characterized as a period of further growth. In 2013, the ...
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ISO CERTIFICATION IS NOT THE SAME AS PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

Over the past several years, Georgian companies have increasingly turned to ISO certification as a benchmark for performance and quality. While ...
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HOTEL CONSTRUCTION RENEWS BUILDING BOOM IN TBILISI

Six large hotels planned - and a score of smaller construction projects - are giving Tbilisi's dormant building sector a buzz. But unlike the ...
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GEORGIAN ENTREPRENEURS: AN INTERVIEW WITH LASHA PAPASHVILI

Investor.ge has launched a series of interviews exploring the biggest trends in Georgian business innovation and entrepreneurialism. ...
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REFORMING TAX APPEALS: AN OVERVIEW OF PWC RESEARCH ON BEST PRACTICES FOR TAX APPEAL COUNCILS

Ambiguities over the interpretation of the tax code and concerns over its consistent ...
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BRAIN DRAIN: BRINGING BACK THE BEST

Investor.ge continues its series on brain drain in Georgia through interviews with Georgians studying or working abroad and the organizations that are trying to create the ...
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I AM GOING HOME

Journalist Helene Bedwell writes about the Crimea - and what happens when the Soviet Union's untidy past sweeps into the present. Bedwell was in Crimea to cover the March 16 ...
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24 HOURS OUT OF TBILISI

Looking for something to do this Sunday? Investor.ge's Monica Ellena offers three options close enough to Tbilisi to see in a day trip, but far enough away for an adventure.
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MY CITY, TBILISI

Mitrophane Laghidze and the Tale of His Famous Laghidze Waters
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