business environment in Georgia

Incoming PM defends economic policy

By | December 29th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |

Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister in waiting defended his handling of the economic crisis as he answered questions from parliamentarians on Monday ahead of a confirmation vote today, Tuesday. As expected, Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s tenure as economy minister […]

Why HSBC discontinued its banking activities in Georgia

By | June 11th, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

Britain’s largest bank HSBC opened business in Georgia in 2008. But in 2011, it decided to end its involvement here. Why?, asks George Khelaia, economist and former Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Control. The Bank has branch offices in 65 countries and is one of the […]

Saakashvili defends his government’s successes

By | February 3rd, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian president says the Georgian government has delivered on its promises. He said this during a speech at Georgetown University as part of his official visit to the U.S. this week. “Our economy has quadrupled. Crime has decreased fivefold. The poverty level has fallen […]

Is Georgia’s government still trying to improve the investment climate?

By | February 2nd, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

The Georgian public is already used to multiple amendments to different laws, which dramatically change regulation principles in different areas in the country. We also got used to the fact that some of the changes are introduced to the parliament and adopted by the legislator […]

The Economist to hold conference in Tbilisi

By | November 16th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - The British magazine The Economist will gather experts and politicians in Tbilisi November 17 to discuss and analyze Georgia’s investment environment and perspectives. The event will take place in the Radisson hotel. Among the Georgian speakers will be prime minister Nika Gilauri, finance minister Dimitry Gvindadze, and Vera Kobalia, the minister of economy [...]