Georgian English Russian Main Register Company Partners Feedback
Sarke Information Agency
Georgian/English/Russian Menu

Daily News
Economic Press Monitor
Special Report
 


DAILY NEWS April 6, 2020

MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND AGRICULTURE: THERE IS NO PROBLEM IN CONNECTION WITH WHEAT STOCKS AND PURCHASES

“In connection with stocks and purchases of wheat, there is no problem in the country, interruptions will not occur”, Georgia’s Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili declared.

“In general, there is excessive wheat harvest in the world and especially in the region. More...


PASSENGER TRAFFIC IN GEORGIAN AIR SECTOR DECREASED FOR JANUARY-MARCH BY 30% Y-O-Y

Georgian Airports Association reported that airports of the country served in total 710,143 passengers for the first 3 months of this year. According to the Association, this is by 30% less than indicator of the same period of 2019. More...


RETURN OF GEORGIAN CITIZENS FROM ABROAD CONTINUES

Administration of Georgian government declared that following decision of interdepartmental coordination council, created under Premier Minister for fight against COVID-19 pandemic, return of Georgian citizens from abroad continues.

For that end, at the meeting today, the council decided to add 2 more flights: on April 24 – from Barcelona, on April 27 – from Warsaw. More...


EBRD ALLOCATED “SOLIDARITY PACKAGE” TO 38 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING GEORGIA

EBRD declared about allocation of “solidarity package” of 1 billion EUR “to help companies across its regions deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic”. Share of Georgia in that package is not specified. More...


ECONOMY MINISTRY: WE WORK ON PLAN OF RECOVERY AND STIMULATION OF POST-CRISIS ECONOMY

Following assignment of Georgian Prime Minister, we work on plan of recovery and stimulation of economy during the post-crisis period, the country’s Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava declared today. That will give us an opportunity “to be able to re-launch our economy afresh” from the very first moment, as soon as the main danger passes, she noted. More...


CHECK OF OBSERVANCE BY COMPANIES OF RESTRICTIONS, SET WITHIN STATE OF EMERGENCY, AND THE HEALTHCARE MINISTRY’S RECOMMENDATIONS BEGINS

Administration of Georgian government declared about start of active check of observance by Georgian enterprises of restrictions, set within 1-month state of emergency (introduced on March 21), and recommendations of the Healthcare Ministry. It is planned to conduct checking of about 50 entities daily. More...


READINESS OF PRIMARY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IS EXAMINED

Administration of Georgian government reported that interdepartmental coordination council, created because of COVID-19 pandemic, acquainted today with information on readiness of primary healthcare system of the country.

As the administration noted, the monitoring group, headed by chairman of the Parliament’s Committee on Healthcare and Social Issues Dmitry Khundadze, carried out inspection of corresponding objects during the last 2 days. More...


ACCORDING TO THE LATEST DATA, 22.8M LARI ARE MOBILIZED TO “STOPCOV” FUND

According to the latest data, 22.8 million lari are mobilized to StopCoV fund, created by Georgian government for private donation on fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

At that, the largest donation was made by telecom operator MagtiCom – 3 million lari. More...


IN 2 WEEKS, 6 GEORGIAN ENTERPRISES MADE 1M MEDICAL MASKS

Administration of Georgian government reported that during 2 weeks, 6 enterprises of the country already made 1 million medical masks. The administration marked out Ajara Textile among them, stressing that this company employs 3,200 people. More...


ECONOMIC PRESS MONITOR April 6, 2020

Bankebi da Finansebi: “TSUTSKIRIDZE – MANY THINGS WILL BE REVALUED AFTER CRISIS, FIRST OF ALL, OMNIPOTENCE OF FREE MARKET”

Economic expert Giorgi Tsutskiridze considers that “many things will be revalued in the post-crisis period, first of all, omnipotence of the free market”. He posted his thoughts on social network. More...


Forbes Georgia: ““TBC” FROM HOME – HOW THE LARGEST GEORGIAN BUSINESS ADAPTED TO THE CREATED SITUATION?”

Vakhtang Butskhrikidze, director general of TBC Bank, declares that because of COVID-19 pandemic, “we had to overcome three challenges”.

“First of all, safety of our employees had to be ensured. More...


Tabula: “PROCESS OF LIQUIDATION OF SO-CALLED MATROSOV PRISON IS BEGUN, ALL PRISONERS WERE TRANSFERRED TO RUSTAVI PRISON”

Georgian special penitentiary service declared about start of process of liquidation of so-called “Matrosov Prison” (establishment #9), located in Tbilisi, Tabula reports.

The Justice Minister issued respective order on March 27. More...


Netgazeti.Ge: “IN POTI AGROMARKET, MONEY IS IRONED”

Because of COVID-19 pandemic, all large agromarkets have been closed in Georgia, Netgazeti.Ge reports.

On this background, administration of the Poti market assures that they observe social distancing. More...


SPECIAL REPORT March 13, 2020

MONTHLY TOURISM UPDATE (FEBRUARY 2020)

- In February 2020 compared to February 2019, International visitor trips decreased by 0.6%. Among them, the number of tourists increased by 4%. More...


Exchange Rates (NBG)
  04/06/20 + / -
  USD   3.1740   0.0164
  EUR   3.4295   0.0161
  RUR   4.1547   0.0475
Get News in Brief by E-Mail
Get daily News in Brief on your e-mail for free!
Announcements
Dear readers,

We wish you a Happy New Year! Let it be peaceful, prosperous and full of joy for you and your beloved!

We are leaving for holidays and will resume our updates on January 8.

Sincerely,

Sarke Information Agency


© 2020 Sarke Information Agency