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Second Stage of Georgia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement Negotiations Underway

Tbilisi hosted the second phase of negotiations between Georgia and Hong-Kong, a special administrative unit of People’s Republic of China, on free trade relations, Ministry of Economy of Georgia reports. The Georgian delegation was led by Deputy Minister of Economy Genadi Arveladze. “Government follows the policy of opening additional markets …

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Georgian PM Meets BP CEO Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley, CEO of British Petroleum

The Prime Minister of Georgia continues a series of meetings at the Davos World Economic Forum. Giorgi Kvirikashvili held a meeting today with Robert Dudley, CEO of British Petroleum, one of the world’s energy giants. The parties discussed Georgia’s ongoing projects and prospects of cooperation. During the meeting, the importance …

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Marbella International University Centre Welcomes Students from Georgia

Marbella International University Centre, a newcomer in the private educational landscape in Spain, is offering world-class undergraduate and post graduate degrees to students from over 40 countries around the globe including from the republic of Georgia. The college, located on Spain’s Costa del Sol, is a private university in the …

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Heineken Gets Georgia Boost with New Brewery for Licensed Production

Global Beer Georgia has secured a near-US$20m loan to build a brewery in the country that will produce Heineken brands under licence. The company, which is owned by Georgian wine producer Teliani Valley, confirmed late last week that it has qualified for an EUR18.6m (US$19.7m) syndicated loan arranged by the …

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Silk Road is about Borderless Cooperation: PM

Georgian PM visits Davos, world economic forum. According to him, Georgia has already signed cooperation agreements with its partner states. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad project is nearing completion, being an important part of the Silk Road going through Georgia to Azerbaijan and Turkey. In his speech, Giorgi Kvirikashvili emphasized the importance …

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Starbucks to Stop Serving Wine and Beer

Cliff Peterson If you enjoy sipping a glass of wine or beer while relaxing at a local Starbucks, it’s about to become  a little more difficult. Starbucks has decided to stop sell wine or Beer anymore at most of its locations, with only certain exclusive stores continuing to sell alcoholic …

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TCITR int’l Association Set to Approve Working Plan for 2017

The international association of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) will approve the working plan for 2017 on Jan. 18, the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC said in a message. The message says that recently Batumi hosted the first meeting of the working group on development of the TCITR. Tariffs on …

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