Issue 3, 2013. June-July

 

INVESTMENT IN BRIEF

Forex Club to Operate in Georgia by the End of the Year. One of the world's largest brokerage companies «Forex Club» is in negotiations with Green Capital to open in Georgia this year...
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PAYPAL IN GEORGIA: PROMOTION FOR E-COMMERCE

PayPal officially launched its operations in Georgia on April 11, and local businesses are betting its online service can bolster ...
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NEW FEES FOR BORJOMI AND NABEGHLAVI COULD HARM EXPORTS

Mineral water producers claim the government's decision to increase water extraction will raise prices and decrease their competiveness at ...
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IN THE GAMBLE TO CONTROL CASINOS, ALL LOSES STAY WITH THE STATE

In the battle to control casinos and gambling addictions, the new government could be playing a losing hand.
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GEORGIAN CONSUMER CONFIDENCE BAROMETER

The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) attempts to capture the expectations of consumers about the future development of the economy. In this way ...
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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH FIRST DEPUTY MINISTER DIMITRY KUMSIASHVILI

Dimitry Kumsiashvili, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia shares the new ...
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THE SEA AND COMPETITIVE PRICES DRAW ARMENIANS TO GEORGIA

A growing number of Armenians are opting for vacations in Georgia, drawn by lower prices, nostalgia, and access to the Black Sea.
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GEORGIA'S ENERGY FUTURE: WHAT'S HAPPENING? WHAT'S TO COME?

Opportunities abound for Georgia's energy sector, both as a transit country and an electricity producer. But specialists warn that ...
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GEORGIA APPLIES TO THE ENERGY COMMUNITY

Tbilisi avoided membership to the European Union's Energy Community for years but the new government has made a bid to join. Ana Stanič...
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BUILDING GREEN: NEW TRENDS IN GEORGIAN CONSTRUCTION

As part of the ongoing series about the Georgian real estate sector, Investor.ge spoke with Giorgi Abulashvili, the director of the Energy ...
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LIVING WITH ASTHMA IN TBILISI - DOES AIR QUALITY PLAY A ROLE?

Higher rates of asthma have been diagnosed in Georgian children and teenagers. Marta Ferrer Lubeck investigates the causes for Investor.ge.
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THE BATTLE FOR TRANSCAUCASIAN RAILWAY AND OIL: THE NOBELS, ROTHSCHILDS AND ROCKEFELLERS IN GEORGIA

In the hectic days of the Russian Empire, when ...
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THE SECRET LIFE OF GEORGIAN BEES

Once prized, Georgia's unique species of bees have been largely forgotten since the end of the Soviet Union. The crisis with honey bee populations in the United States and Europe ...
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10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT OFF THE BEATEN PATH DAY TRIPS FROM TBILISI

There are plenty of great places to visit in Georgia over the summer, from the mountain peaks of Svaneti to the shores of the Black Sea.
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