Issue 1, 2012. February-March

 

INVESTMENT BRIEF

Investor.ge reports on the latest developments in investment opportunities.
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LAZIKA: NEW CITY, NEW INVESTMENT

President Mikheil Saakashvili announced plans to build a new city in western Georgia in a new bid to bolster investment and development on the Black Sea coastline.
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FLAT TAX, NEW CASH REGISTERS FOR 2012

Parliament is considering several new measures for small businesses designed to ease the burden of tax compliance.
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ANTI-TRUST LEGISLATION: TOO LITTLE, TOO SOON?

The government has introduced a new law to tackle anti-trust and monopoly concerns, but local analysts and pro-business advocates ...
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TBILISI REAL ESTATE PRIMED FOR COMEBACK

Before the crisis, real estate was one of Georgia's fastest growing sectors: housing costs increased more than 400 percent between the years of ...
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WALKING ON GOLD

New reforms in Georgia's mining legislation could help open the country to investment from gold exploration companies who believe there could be bullion buried beneath our feet.
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TBILISI: THE FUTURE SHOPPING MECCA OF THE CAUCASUS

City Hall has declared that Tbilisi will become the shopping destination for the region. While the idea has merit, retailers warn high costs ...
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GOVERNMENT PROPOSES AMENDMENTS TO "REFINE" LABOR LAWS

On January 24th 2012, senior members of the Georgian government testified to the US Trade Representative on the subject of the Georgian ...
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FLEXIBILITY IN THE LABOR CODE: A POSITIVE SIGN FOR EUROPEAN INTEGRATION?

As Georgia takes a historic journey back to its European routes, with the recently launched Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area ...
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THE COST OF TRADE: AN ANALYSIS AT THE DEEP AND COMPREHENSIVE FREE TRADE AREA

Brussels and Tbilisi will start negotiating a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement ...
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LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW

Here's hoping that the weather will be frightful: Georgia is full of great skiing locations, with slopes and resorts that cater to everyone, from the super black-diamond mogul racer to ...
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