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Daily Archives: February 19, 2015

Paste Magazine listed 10 Tbilisi art-cafes, that changed Georgian identity

Picture a post-Soviet Italy influenced by the Middle East in the depths of the Caucasus Mountains and you have Tbilisi, Georgia. For travelers to this capital, a great way to understand the city’s modern sensibilities and its renewed pride—after freeing itself of Moscow’s governance—is to visit an “art-cafe,” where Georgia’s …

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Georgia, Azerbaijan play important role in Europe’s energy security – FM

Trend-Energy sphere is one of the most important fields of cooperation between Georgia and Azerbaijan, Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili said on Feb.19. The foreign minister made the remarks during a joint press conference with her Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov who has arrived in Georgia on a two-day visit. “Georgia, …

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Export of Georgian Wine to China up 30% in 2015

According to the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Georgia to the People’s Republic of China, sales of Georgian wine in the country have notably increased. Currently, the Chinese market  is a priority for the Georgian winemakers, especially in a situation when the main markets – Russia and Ukraine – are …

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Gov’t Exempted from VAT Unfinished Construction Projects

The Georgian government has decided to release from the financial obligations to the state companies that started building projects until 2008, but failed to bring them to the end. The corresponding decision was announced by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. According to him, construction companies are still in a serious condition …

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Construction of First Olive Processing Plant Underway in Georgia

“Geo- Live” company is building  the first  olive processing plant in Georgia. All necessarily equipment has already been  ordered in Europea. Construction of the  building has commenced. According to George Svanidze, “Geo- Live” founder,  Georgia’s first olive processing plant will be completed by the end of 2015, and the company …

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Bidzina Ivanishvili Builds a 5 -star Hotel in Shekvetili


Bidzina Ivanishvili is building  a 5 star hotel in Shekvetili (Black sea resort). “Commersant”  reports  that the building was completed and internal finishing works are going on. The hotel has  250 rooms and will be calculated for high-class guests. Ilya  Tavadze, Natanebi governor,  notes that construction began in the spring …

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Rocket Internet further strengthens its new Global Online Takeaway Group with strategic investment in the attractive Middle East online food takeaway market

Rocket Internet AG today announces the signing of the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Talabat. Talabat is one of the leading players in the attractive online food takeaway market in the Middle East, headquartered in Kuwait, for approximately EUR 150 million. The closing of the transaction is expected in …

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Turkey’s construction sector loses $6 billion

The construction sector has needed to taken on $6 billion of extra debt over the last 2.5 years amid the dramatic decreases in lira’s value against the US dollar. The lira’s loss in value over the last two-and-a-half years has hit a number of sectors, causing their debt burdens to …

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Baku hosts business forum of Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan and Caspian European Club

Key aspects and prospects of development of information-communication technologies in Azerbaijan have been discussed today (February 18) at the business forum, organized by the Caspian European Club and attended by Minister of Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ali Abbasov. Addressing the business forum, Minister of Communications …

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