Analysis

The FINANCIAL -- ECONOMY -- Exports up 17.1% y/y in September 2018 In September 2018, exports increased by 17.1% y/y to US$ 301.7mn, imports were up 3.3% y/y to US$ 711.4mn and the trade de􀂿 cit narrowed 4.9% y/y to US$ 409.7mn, according to ...

The FINANCIAL -- Georgia’s real GDP growth constituted a strong 5.5% year over year (YoY) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018, according to the Geostat figures. Recently this year, IMF and World ...

The FINANCIAL -- In August 2018, the average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian khachapuri increased to 3.43 GEL, which is 3.8 % higher month-on-month (m/m, that is, compared to July 2018), but ...

The FINANCIAL -- Economy -- Exports up 16.6% y/y in August 2018. In August 2018, exports increased by 16.6% y/y to US$ 275.6mn, imports were up 8.3% y/y to US$ 761.1mn and the trade deficit widened ...

The FINANCIAL -- The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian khachapuri in September 2018 was 3.56 GEL, which was 3.7% higher month-on-month (m/m, as compared to the previous month), and 2.1% ...

The FINANCIAL -- About two months ago, the Georgian government announced the introduction of restrictions on wheat imports and their transit by road transport. However, this idea was soon abandoned ...