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Giorgi Kvirikashvili will attend Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway opening ceremony
Publish Time: 2017-10-23 16:02:00
The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will be activated on October 30. By the end of the month the first train will run on the railway line.The official opening ceremony will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan. As confirmed by the Government Administration, Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi kvirikashvili together with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend the ceremony.As noted in the administration, the Prime Minister received invitation from Ilham Aliyev.The implementation of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project started in 2007. Within the project, Tbilisi-Akhalkalaki section of the railway was rehabilitated.  A new 29-kilometer section from Akhalkalaki to Turkish border was constructed. Passenger Trains for Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway is planned to be launched from 2018.
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EUR Official Rate against GEL for October 20 - 2.9405
Publish Time: 2017-10-19 16:47:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for Euro against Lari will be 2.9405 on October 20.The exchange rate for Euro against Lari is 2.9204 today. 
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USD Official Rate agains GEL for October 20 - 2.4863
Publish Time: 2017-10-19 16:45:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for USD against Lari will be 2.4863 on October 20.The exchange rate for USD against Lari is  2.4844 today. 
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USD Official Rate agains GEL for October 17 - 2.4826
Update Time: 2017-10-16 17:45:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for USD against Lari will be 2.4826 on October 17.The exchange rate for USD against Lari is 2.4808 today. 
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EUR Official Rate against GEL for October 17 - 2.9305
Update Time: 2017-10-16 17:42:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for Euro against Lari will be 2.9305 on October 17.
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Export increased by 28.3%
Publish Time: 2017-10-13 13:00:00
Export for January-September of 2017 is increased by 28.3% in comparison with the same period of the last year and has reached 1 billion and 9 million GEL. Based on the official statistics, export of alloys and wine has increased most. In parallel, negative trade balance decreases and falls below 49%. Import is increased by 7.4% and exceeds 5 billion GEL. 
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Georgia-Iran business forum opened
Publish Time: 2017-10-10 12:42:00
Georgia-Iran business forum was opened today in Tbilisi. Giorgi Gakharia, Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development and Ali Rabiei, Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare opened the forum with their welcoming speeches. Perspectives of enhancement of trade relations will be discussed during the forum. Trade turnover between Georgia and Iran is increased by 48%. The number of Iranian visitors also increased in 2017 in comparison to the last year. 
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Parliament to discuss draft-bill of 2018 state budget
Publish Time: 2017-10-10 12:27:00
The draft-bill of 2018 state budget will be discussed in the Georgian parliament. Based on the project, finances will be increased to Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs and Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection. The increased financing to Culture Ministry is linked to participation in Frankfurt Book Fair. Chess Olympiad in Batumi city will be financed by 25 million GEL. Construction of Wrestling Palace will be launched in 2018. 
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The budget for 2018 is under discussion
Update Time: 2017-10-09 18:15:00
The budget for 2018 is under discussion in the Parliament of Georgia. The opposition parties have comments on the budget project. Opponents say that the Ruling party does not take into consideration several issues including increased foreign debt, ineffective spending of the budget and pension increase. 
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EUR Official Rate against GEL for October 10 - 2.9109
Publish Time: 2017-10-09 16:46:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for Euro against Lari will be 2.9109 on October 10.The exchange rate for Euro against Lari is 2.9143 today. 
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USD Official Rate agains GEL for October 10 - 2.4786
Publish Time: 2017-10-09 16:45:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for USD against Lari will be 2.4764  on October 10.The exchange rate for USD against Lari is 2.4792 today. 
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The results of IMF mission evaluated in the administration of the Government of Georgia
Update Time: 2017-10-09 12:24:00
The results of IMF mission in Georgia was evaluated in the administration of the Government of Georgia on October 9.The conference was attended by Minister of Finance, President of the National Bank of Georgia and the  Deputy Division Chief at IMF mission.Earlier, the representatives of IMF mission met with the Prime Minister of Georgia.
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The budget for 2018 is being discussed in the Parliament of Georgia
Publish Time: 2017-10-09 12:09:00
The budget for 2018 is being discussed in the Parliament of Georgia. The main financial document is currently being discussed according to different areas.The lawmakers discuss the budget of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia at this moment. 
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Wizzair adds direct flights to Rome, Prague, Paris and Barcelona
Publish Time: 2017-10-06 11:06:00
Hungarian airline Wizzair has added direct flights from Kutaisi to several European cities, namely, flights will be fulfilled to Rome, Prague, Paris and Barcelona.The direct flights to these cities will be carried out from 2018. Customers can buy tickets at the website of the Hungarian airline. Wizzair has recently added Kutaisi-Wroclaw flights.
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Zurich hosts Silk Road Forum
Publish Time: 2017-10-05 11:07:00
Zurich, Switzerland is hosting the Silk Road Forum.  The forum entitled 'One Belt, One Road' is dedicated to finding new ideas for new contacts and cooperation in the fields of transport, energy and trade.Keti Bochorishvili, Director of "Anaklia City" addressed participants. She talked about the importance and possibilities of Anaklia's deep-water port and Anaklia project.
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EUR Official Rate against GEL for October 3 - 2.9075
Publish Time: 2017-10-02 16:49:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for Euro against Lari will be 2.9075 on October 3.The exchange rate for Euro against Lari is 2.9252 today. 
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USD Official Rate agains GEL for October 3 - 2.4764
Publish Time: 2017-10-02 16:45:00
According to the National Bank of Georgia, the exchange rate for USD against Lari will be 2.4764  on October 3.The exchange rate for USD against Lari is 2.4767 today. 
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Batumi hosting international forum
Publish Time: 2017-09-30 16:27:00
About 60 thousand tons of citrus harvest is expected to be collected in Georgia’s Adjara region this year. Batumi city is hosting an international forum “Citrus Export 2017.” Representatives from 10 countries are attending the forum. The harvesting season will begin at the end of October.  
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Hualing Tbilisi See Plaza officially opened
Update Time: 2017-09-30 16:14:00
Hualing Tbilisi See Plaza has been officially opened starting today. The new trade center is expanded over the 110 square meters of territory. The center unites about 400 shops.Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister opened the trade center together with governmental members and Tbilisi Mayor. “We want to tell you on behalf of our government - China can always hope that Georgia will be a very trusted partner,” Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at the opening ceremony of the trading center Hualing Tbilisi Sea Plaza.
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Entrepreneur market at Median in Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-09-30 13:24:00
A 2-day entrepreneur market has been arranged at Meidan territory in Tbilisi with purpose to promote products of Georgian entrepreneurs. Tbilisi Mayor Davit Narmania and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Gakharia attended the activity. Souvenirs, candies, alcoholic beverages, tee and various food products are at display within the framework of an exhibition-sale organized by Produce in Georgia Agency. A special booth is placed to provide visitors and tourists with the information about the agency’s implemented projects. 
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