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Georgian Economic Climate (Q2, 2019)

In the second quarter of 2019, Georgian economic climate has slightly improved. In this period, Georgian economists assessed Georgia’s present economic situation positively, However, the assessment of pres- ent economic situation in this quarter has…

Hotel Price Index (March, 2019)

In March 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index increased by 5.1% compared to February 2019. The prices of hotels in Tbilisi increased by 4.2%. In March 2019, compared to February 2019, the increase of…

IMF Fiscal Monitor-Curbing Corruption

Publication by International Monetary Fund assesses Georgia’s progress in fighting corruption: “Georgia and Rwanda have shown the largest improvements on the Control of Corruption Index since 1996. Both countries have made wide-ranging efforts to overcome a pervasive culture of corruption within a relatively short period.…

Issue 110: Foreign Direct Investments in Georgia (2014 - 2018)

In 2018, the financial, transport and communications, and energy sectors attracted the most FDI, In 2018, Azerbaijan, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands were the countries investing most in Georgia, Based on the cumulative amounts…

Hotel Price Index (February, 2019)

In February 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 1.7% compared to January 2019. In Tbilisi, the hotel prices decreased by 1.9%. The decrease of hotel prices in Georgia, can be linked to…

Analyzing Competitiveness of the Hospital Sector and its Value Chain in the City of Tbilisi – Using Smart Specialisations Methodology Components

Tbilisi is not only the capital city of Georgia, but is also the centre of the country’s economic development. Around 49% of the country’s GDP (GEL 14.3 billion as of 2016) is created in Tbilisi. Furthermore, 31% of the Georgian population (1.16 million people as…

Issue 109: Inequality in Education

Human capital development is increasingly seen as the biggest driver of economic growth and the most powerful tool in the fight against poverty (World Bank, 2018). This idea is embodied in the World Bank’s new initiative…

Black Sea Bulletin: Exchange Rates - 2018

In this bulletin, we discuss exchange rate dynamics in the countries of the Black Sea region during the period of 2014-2018. In particular, the exchange rates of these countries’ currencies against the USD and EUR…

Economic Diplomacy in Georgia: Existing Practice and Future Prospects

The purposes of this policy paper are to present the priorities of the Government of Georgia (GoG) in economic diplomacy, to map economic diplomacy institutions, and to describe their functions. It also aims to present practical cases of conducting economic diplomacy. Case studies of selected…

Hotel Price Index (January, 2019)

In January 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 3.9% compared to December 2018. Among ten regions of Georgia and Tbilisi, in January 2019, compared to December 2018, the hotel prices increased only…

The Belt and Road Initiative in the South Caucasus Region

The aim of the project is to study the impact of the BRI on the countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus (CASC) and ascertain how these countries individually and through regional cooperative efforts can maximize the benefits of the BRI and manage any…

Tomato Value Chain Analysis in Imereti Region

PMC Research, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Imereti region, conducted value chain analysis on tomato with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

Blackberry Value Chain Analysis in Kakheti Region


Georgian Economic Climate (Q1, 2019)

In the first quarter of 2019, Georgian economic climate slightly improved. In this period, Georgian economists assessed Georgia’s present economic situation positively. The assessment of present economic situationin this quarter has deteriorated compared with the…

Issue 108: Employment in Georgia (2014-2017)

Increasing the employment rate represents one of the most significant challenges and priorities of the Georgian economy. This bulletin appraises trends related to employment for the period of 2014-2017.

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