A cameraman in Georgia's capital of Tbilisi died on July 11 after being severely beaten by right-wing mobs protesting the planned Tbilisi Pride march a week before.
Issuance has been impressive but in some countries green bonds are still to get off the ground, while in others there is a shortage of high-yield, local currency or 'dark green' issues.
Georgia’s consumer price inflation came in at 9.9% year on year in June, a major 2.2pp rise from 7.7% y/y in the previous month, according to Geostat.
Georgia's planned Tbilisi Pride march has been cancelled after far-right groups, encouraged by the government and the Georgian Orthodox Church, went on the rampage.
Georgia’s Pride Week has kicked off amid now-familiar scenes of protests by Georgian church leaders and far-right groups. Despite its progressive economic reforms Georgia remains one of the most intolerant countries in the CIS.
EBRD says recovery from the coronacrisis is progressing faster than expected, but many emerging Europe economies won’t return to 2019 levels of GDP until 2022.