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Georgia Presents its Investment Climate to Belgian Investors


Georgia has introduced its business and investment environment to members of the Belgian business society to encourage them to invest in Georgia. Today a large group of Belgian business leaders and representatives from business associations gathered at Georgia’s Embassy to Belgium. Representatives from about 30 large businesses attended the event, …

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Georgian Tourism Agencies Cancel Tours to Paris

Tourists in France

Georgian tourism agencies are canceling tours to France. Agencies cite the current state of emergency in France as the prime reason. Director of the Georgian Tourism Association Nata Kvachantiradze told CBW that such events negatively reflect on tourism outflow. Kvachantiradze claims that in such circumstances consumers postpone their travel plans …

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EU Top Official Johannes Hahn Announces Georgia Visit

Johannes Hahn

One of the European Union’s (EU) top officials has voiced his intention to visit Georgia to locally observe the efforts Georgia is taking to integrate into the Euro-Atlantic space. EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn announced he would come to Georgia in the near future …

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Investment Forum ‘American Business in Georgia’ Held in Tbilisi

On November 17, 2015 at Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, The Financial in partnership with ICC Georgia and AmCham has organized an Investment Forum “American Business in Georgia”. The main goal of the forum was to discuss the investment climate in Georgia and the mechanisms of attracting foreign investment. Mr. Zviad Pochkhua- …

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Louis Vuitton Closing Most of Its Stores in China

Louis Vuitton has closed three retail outlets in China, including the first store of the brand in this country in Guangzhou, writes Financial Times. The brand’s stores in cities of Harbin and Urumqi also stopped working. Given the sharp decline in demand for luxury goods in China in the coming months closing …

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Azerbaijan to Apply Unemployment Insurance

The system of mandatory unemployment insurance will be created in Azerbaijan. Oxu.Az reports citing to Trend that, according to sources in the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, a bill on this issue has already been prepared. “The project identifies legal, economic and organizational issues in connection with the insurance …

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Antidumping Law: Supporters and Objectors

The Government of Georgia is developing an antidumping law and the parliament is expected to adopt the bill by the end of the autumn session. The full version of the bill was not published yet, but objectors have already expressed complaints. Members of the New Political Center of Girchebi (Pinecones) …

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World Opera Stars Sing for Tbilisi Flood Victims

Some of the world’s leading opera stars are coming to Georgia this week to perform in a charity concert raising money for the victims of the Tbilisi flood that ravaged the capital city earlier this year. Acclaimed Georgian and foreign performers will host a one-night charity concert on Thursday, November …

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Vogue’s Trip to Tbilisi Sulfur Baths

On a recent fall morning, I pull up to a set of wide tile domes in the old part of Tbilisi, Georgia, and suddenly wrinkle my nose: The air is sodden with an egg-like smell that creeps its way into my nostrils. Turns out, this piercing scent is common around …

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