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BP Plans to Complete Georgian Section of SGC by mid-2018

BP plans to complete the Georgian section of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) by mid-2018, said the company’s country manager for Georgia Chris Schlueter. The Georgian part of the project includes the construction of two compressor stations, a 65-km pipeline and a metering station near the Turkish border. Work on …

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April Records 29.7% Upturn in Tourists Inflow

A total of 510 594 tourists arrived in Georgia in April 2017, up 47 450 visitors year on year (+10.2%). Number of tourists, who stayed in Georgia for 24 hours and longer, made up 222 622 persons, up 50 966 persons year on year (+29.7%). A major part of visitors …

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Georgian Railway Trade Union Holds XIV Assembly

Georgian Railway Trade Union (GRTU) has held XIV reporting and election assembly. A total of 145 delegates have attended the meeting. The Assembly elected Zurab Nasaraia  as a GRTU chairperson , as well as the board members. The 2017-2012 action program was approved. Control-revision commission and the board’s performance report …

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Erti Kava – Business by Ukrainian Girls in Mestia

Cafe named as Erti Kava (One Coffee) offers delicious coffee to clients in Mestia, Svaneti Region. The cafe was founded by Russian and Ukrainian girls, who have moved to Svaneti for living. Ksenia Parjiani, one of the authors of the idea told Women Narrative that the demand for product changes …

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Whether Actions by KaztransGas and Inter RAO Damage Reputation of Georgia

INTER RAO has launched an investment dispute against Georgian Authorities to claim a compensation after GEL exchange rate depreciation. Moreover, KaztransGas has also sued Government of Georgia to London Arbitration Court. Businessman Fady Asly, president of International Chamber of Commerce – Georgia (ICC Georgia), also argues with Georgian Authorities. The …

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Georgian Packed Ready-to-eat Food Appears on Market

National Delicates ND

National Delicates ND company was founded at the end of 2016. The company launched Proudhon of packed Georgian meals in January 2017. Currently 7 varieties of products are sold in various trade networks: bean with ham, borshch with beef, Kharcho soup, Chicken Chakhokhbili, Georgian Pilaw (Shila Pilaw), Pilaw with Beef …

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New Rhododendron Tea From Khevsureti Goes on Sale

Cooperative Aragvelebi is getting ready to sell 9 varieties of Georgian tea soon at Georgian supermarkets. Cooperative “Aragvelebi” was established in April, 2014 in village Barisakho, Dusheti Municipality and is comprised of five members, with 3 women among them. Main activity of the cooperative is production of rhododendron tea and …

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Georgian Economic Growth Accelerates to 5 pct y/y in Q1

Georgia’s economic growth accelerated to 5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017 from 2.3 percent in the same period a year ago, the National Statistics Service said on Friday, helped by a rise in exports and by remittances from Georgians living abroad. In March alone, growth was 5.3 …

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Georgian Wine Named Among World’s 10 Best Wines


Georgian Wine has been named among the world’s 10 best wines in the under-40-USD price category. The rating was published by Esquire influential edition. The rating names the 2013 Pheasant’s Tears with price of 22 USD among the world’s 10 best wines. “Red  wine made in clay container in underground …

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Nina Ananiashvili Received The Japan Imperial Decoration

The Government of Japan has announced the recipients of Japan Imperial Decorations for spring 2017. From Georgia, Ms. Nina Ananiashvili,Ballet Artistic Director at Z. Paliashvili Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater, has been named to receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. Ms. Nina Ananiashvili is awarded …

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