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First Georgian Apple Chips to Enter the U.S. market

The first Georgian apple chips may enter the U.S. market in 2019. The founder of the Enkeni company  Shalva Mdzinarashvili told Commersant that a test batch of Georgian apple chips had been sent to America and the company is waiting for the final conclusion of experts. The company founder speaks …

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The US Needs a Free Trade Deal with Georgia – Michael Cowgill

Michael Cowgill

Georgia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement would enhance the security and prosperity of Georgia, while offering U.S. companies a new and dynamic route into Eurasia, the Middle East and the EU, writes Michael Cowgill first Vice-Prezident of Amcham Georgia in famous media outlet The Hill. In the article Cowgill also talks about  …

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Packaged Tatara Has Been Exported to Iran and the US

Packaged Tatara produced in Georgia has been exported to the US and Iran.  The company reached the goal with the help of the partners.  The production will be sold in the big markets and will reach all the major market places until New Year. The representative of the company, Davit …

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Georgia Looks to Attract US Business: Atlantic Council

Mikheil Janelidze

Atlantic Council publishes an interview with Georgian Minister Mikheil Janelidze, highlighting his quote: “Deep-sea port contract for US firm, economic development plan could encourage other US companies”. Writer Ashish Kumar Sen writes that Georgian minister is hopeful that his government’s decision to award a multibillion dollar contract to a US-based company and …

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Could Russian Submarines Stop the Internet in US?

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Russia could be developing plans to sever key internet communications during future wars, according to a report in the New York Times. The article reports that various military sources are concerned about a spike in Russian naval activity near the locations of undersea cables. Such cables are vital to the …

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New US Ambassador Greets Georgia (Video)

Ian-Kelly

Ian Kelly new ambassador to Georgia, releases a warm greeting video addressing people of Georgia and saying he visited Georgia in 1976 in soviet times. Diplomat Ian Kelly is due to begin his new role as US Ambassador to Georgia on Wednesday, September 16. He will replace outgoing Ambassador Richard …

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US Allocates $20 Million in Defence Assistance to Georgia

The United States (US) is allocating $20 million USD in defence assistance to Georgia, announced theUS Department of Defence. Today’s announcement came one day after US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter hosted Georgia’s Defence Minister Tinatin Khidasheli in Washington D.C. At the August 18 meeting in the Pentagon the leaders discussed …

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Citigroup Fined for Credit Card Abuses

US bank Citigroup must pay $US700 million to customers and another $US70m in federal fines for misleading consumers on credit card add-on products. The $US700m is intended to compensate nearly nine million account holders who were victims of dishonest marketing by Citigroup and affiliates when they ordered fraud alerts, credit …

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US Congress Delegation Coming to Georgia

Georgia is preparing to host an official visit of members of United States (US) Congress. The official US delegation will visit Georgia from July 2-5. Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister David Kereslidze today announced the delegation will include both Republican and Democrat members of US Congress. The delegation will be led by Republican …

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Senate Confirms New US Ambassador to Georgia

The man nominated by United States (US) President Barack Obama to be America’s new Ambassador to Georgia has been confirmed by the United States (US) Senate. The US Senate confirmed Ian Kelly as the next US Ambassador to Georgia at a session yesterday. Kelly will replace current Ambassador Richard Norland, …

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Transit Georgia – Potential for US Foreign Policy Success

Transit Georgia – Potential for US Foreign Policy Success

Georgia plays a growing, though little-known, role in the global economy. Strategically linked with Azerbaijan, it serves as a key element in the transportation network that connects landlocked, but resource-rich areas of Central Asia to world markets via its Black Sea ports and Turkey. Over one million barrels of oil …

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