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Daily Archives: November 5, 2014

Georgia- China Trade Grows

In January-September 2014, the 10 largest trade partners of Georgia accounted for 68% of the country’s total foreign trade turnover. Traditionally, Turkey remains the largest trade partner of Georgia ( USD 1.4 billion), followed by Azerbaijan ( USD 879 million) and China ( USD 614 million). China accounts for 7.3% …

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New Twin Skyscrapers being Built in Dubai

The massive 6 million-square-meter Dubai Creek Harbor development launched this week will include a pair of record-breaking towers. Developers Emaar Properties and Dubai Holdingshave partnered to create a huge development on the Dubai waterfront, with six residential towers as well as a pair of rocket-shaped buildings they say will be …

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Up to 400 Religious Institutions to Get Free Gas in Georgia

“SOCAR” will supply gas to Georgian churches and monasteries free of charge. Georgian Patriarchate and SOCAR signed a one-year Memorandum of Understanding, according to which, churches and monasteries  located in Georgia will receive free natural gas. The signing ceremony   was  attended by the Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II and Director General of SOCAR …

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Four Reasons Europe Is Stuck Buying Gas From Putin

Can Europe wean itself from Russian gas? Lithuania seems to have succeeded. The Baltic nation, which until now has bought 100 percent of its gas from Gazprom, this week inaugurated a liquefied natural-gas facility, supplied from Norway and elsewhere, that could furnish all the country’s gas needs as early as next year. “Finally, …

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Japanese Whisky Named Best In the World, Scotland Left Behind

The Scots are famous for their whisky, but will be licking their wounds this week after a Japanese single malt was named the best in the world. Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 was given the title by the 2015 World Whisky Bible, which is compiled by whisky expert Jim …

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