Chinese investments in Georgia

Chinese investors planning new toll road through Rikoti

By | October 16th, 2015|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |

Rikoti tunnel. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Chinese investors are considering building a new toll road through Rikoti Pass, connecting the eastern and western parts of Georgia. The regional development minister said Thursday during the Silk Road Forum that passing a road through Rikoti may […]

Georgia and China sign new economic agreement

By | March 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Minister of Economy Giorgi Kvirikashvili signed a new economic agreement with China on Monday, during a visit to the country. From the Chinese side, the agreement was signed by Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng. The agreement […]

China’s ambassador briefed about investment prospects in agriculture

By | January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , |

China’s Ambassador to Georgia Yue Bin met with Georgia’s Minister for Agriculture Otar Danelia on Wednesday. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s agriculture minister on Wednesday met with the Chinese ambassador to discuss bilateral relations and the mostly positive dynamic in trade relations. Ambassador Yue Bin said that the year 2014 was the most successful, fruitful and positive […]

Chinese citizen detained for facilitating prostitution

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Photo shows an earlier police razzia of a brothel in Adjara, November 2013. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Chinese citizen was on Sunday detained in Georgia’s second largest city Kutaisi for providing premises used for prostitution. According to the Interior Ministry, the suspect rented a house on Chavchavadze Avenue 33 and opened a parlour offering […]

One Chinese worker injured in fire at youth Olympic festival site

By | January 12th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A Chinese worker was injured in a fire on Sunday on the construction site of the future Olympic village in Tbilisi. About 700 square meters was burned in the fire. The Chinese worker who was injured was taken to hospital. The fire spread across […]

Locals in Tbilisi demonstrating against Chinese road construction company

By | January 9th, 2015|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , |

Representatives for the company Sinohydro Corporation Ltd met Kvemo Kartli governor Giorgi Mghebrishvili and Rustavi mayor Davit Jikia in April 2014. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In a village just south of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, locals are protesting against a Chinese company which they claim is destroying their farm land. Residents in Krtsanisi fear that if the company continues its work, a road leading to the village […]

Georgia’s Basis Bank bought by Hualing Group

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

TBILISI, DFWatch – One of China’s largest companies, Hualing Group, has bought a 90 percent share in Georgia’s Basis Bank. Xinjiang Hualing Industry & Trade (Group) Co. Ltd., Basis Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development today held a joint press […]