Georgia

The FINANCIAL -- Funding for the President’s Administration will decrease by GEL 3.8 million (38.77%) in 2019 and the presidential reserve fund – a pot of money reserved for special projects – will apparently be abolished, according to the final draft of the 2019 draft state budget submitted by the Finance Ministry to the Parliament on November ...

The FINANCIAL -- On Monday 3 December, the 28 EU member states formally extended the mandate of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia for a further two years, until 14 December ...

The FINANCIAL -- In November 2018 the Consumer Price Index increased by 0.7 percent compared to the previous month, while the annual inflation rate amounted to 1.9 ...

The FINANCIAL -- On November 28, Georgians went to the polls to elect their fifth president. The ruling party-backed candidate Salome Zurabishvili obtained 59.52% of the votes, while her challenger ...

The FINANCIAL -- The Radio Way, a community radio station based in Georgia’s north-eastern Pankisi gorge, reported on November 29 that a Georgian citizen Adam Gumashvili was killed in ...