DENMARK TO ALLOCATE 27M EUR TO GEORGIA
Georgia government declared that the country will receive 27 million EUR, being allocated within new strategy of Danish Neighborhood Program (DANEP) for 2017-2021.
As the government noted, the supporting program for Georgia consist of two major directions – human rights and democratic development; assistance and strengthening to steady inclusive economic growth.
RULE OF RECOGNITION OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS’ TRADING SYSTEM AS ORGANIZED MARKET IS APPROVED
President of National Bank of Georgia (NBG) approved rule for recognition of financial instruments’ trading system as organized market.
According to the president’s order, JSC Georgian Stock Exchange is obliged to meet all requirements, provided by the order, by August 31.
COMMUNICATION COMMISSION: REVENUES OF TV ADVERTISING MARKET DID NOT DECREASE IN 2017
The market analysis showed that revenues of TV advertising market for 2017 did not decrease, the National Communication Commission declared.
According to data, declared by broadcaster companies, revenues for 2017 amounted to 73.98 million lari, reducing by 14%.
RULE OF CERTIFICATION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND ALCOHOL FROM GRAPE IS APPROVED
The Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture adopted rule of certification of alcoholic beverages and alcohol of grape origin.
Accordingly, respective order of the Minister of 2004, which adopted rule of certification of alcoholic beverages, issuing of certificate of origin and sorting of wine, is declared null and void.
PILOT STUDY OF AQUACULTURE FARMS STARTS
Sakstat starts a pilot study of aquaculture farms. As the service said, trainings and field works, related to the study, will be held countrywide from February 22 to March 19.
DEPUTY MINISTER OF ECONOMY: IMPROVEMENT OF SEAMEN EDUCATION SYSTEM IS ONE OF CORE PRIORITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT
Improvement of education system of seamen is one of core priorities of Georgian government, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Cherkezishvili declared at the opening of forum of employers and partners in Batumi. The event was organized by Batumi State Maritime Academy.
IN 2017, LOANS TO SECTOR OF REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTED FOR 4.8% OF TOTAL CREDITS
National Bank of Georgia reported that loans to sector of real estate and construction accounted for 4.8% of total credits, issued in 2017. In 2016, this rate made up 5.1%.
“PMC” RESEARCH CENTER: TRANSFER OF THE SITE OF NAVTLUGI-DIDUBE OF THE TBILISI RAILROAD IN THE TUNNEL WILL BE THE BEST OPTION
Among the considered variants of railroad arrangements within Tbilisi, the best indicators of urbanistic development, safety and ecology has option of placing the railway section Navtlugi-Didube in a tunnel, PMC research center declared.
Presentation of respective research was held on February 22 by affiliated researcher and head of urbanistic laboratory of the center Giorgi Babunashvili.
“COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL GEORGIA”: AMONG SO-CALLED “KHRUSHOVKAS” IN TBILISI, THE STRONGEST ONES ARE IN VAZHA-PSHAVELA AREA
In spite of the fact that operation term of so-called “khrushovkas” (residential five-storey apartment blocks) has already expired, the strongest buildinds of this kind are located in Vazha-Pshavela area (Saburtalo district), Colliers International Georgia reported.
The company noted that by 1990, “khrushovkas” accounted for 8% of total housing in Tbilisi, while their share has decreased to 4% for now.