Georgian consumer prices up 2.8% y/y in July

bne IntelliNews August 6, 2018

Georgia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 2.8% y/y in July, while decreasing 0.3% compared to June 2018, state statistics agency Geostat said.

Prices of industrial products in Georgia up 6.8% y/y in June

bne IntelliNews July 22, 2018

Manufacturing prices were the biggest contributor to the annual rise in the PPI, growing by 5.1% y/y.

Georgia almost doubled exports to Russia in 2017

bne IntelliNews July 17, 2018

Despite the hostile relations between Tbilisi and Moscow, which backs two separatist republics within Georgia, trade between the two countries is flourishing.

BALKAN BLOG: Romanian anti-corruption beacon extinguished

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest July 10, 2018

Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor had long been considered an icon of the struggle against official corruption not only for Romanians but for other countries in the region that had hoped to follow the example set in Bucharest.

A new broom in Tbilisi, but the same old problems with Russia

Emil Avdaliani in Tbilisi July 9, 2018

Georgia has a new government headed by Mamuka Bakhtadze. How could this impact Georgian-Russian relations in the light of the recent agreement on economic corridors through Georgia’s breakaway territories and the rising level of trade?