September 2023 | Georgia’s growth forecast soars on exchange rate appreciation and remittance data
25 September 2023

Geostat has released its rapid estimate of real GDP growth for July 2023. The estimated growth stands at 5.5%, while the average real GDP growth for January-July 2023 reached 7.2%.

March 2023 | Money transfers from Russia grew by more than thousand percent over the year, driving significant appreciation of the Lari
27 March 2023

As a result of the update, the growth forecast for Q1 of 2023 was reduced by 0.1 percentage points to 2.6%. ISET PI’s second forecast for Q2 of 2023 puts GDP growth at a positive 1.6%.

September 2021 GDP Forecast | Inflation hurts Georgia’s GDP forecast, while recovery of remittances and real exchange rate appreciation make a positive impact
27 September 2021

Recently, Geostat has released the preliminary estimate of real GDP growth for the second quarter of 2021, which now stands at 29.9%. The real GDP growth rate reached 9.9% year-on-year in July 2021. Consequently, the estimated real GDP for the first seven months of 2021 amounted to 12.2%.

September 2016 GDP Forecast | Lari appreciates against partner currencies, but persistent dollarization may be hurting growth
30 September 2016

Based on the latest data, the updated annual GDP growth projection is 3.4%. It is noteworthy that the model starts to provide the most accurate annual estimate in September when seven months of data is available on core explanatory variables.

Bringing Light to Georgia’s Darkest Corners
19 December 2014

Nodar Dumbadze has a reputation for bringing tears and laughs out of his readers. Yet, when watching his “Hellados” performed in the tiny municipal “Culture House” in Terjola, we were laughing and crying not only in appreciation of Dumbadze's rare ability to weave tragedy and comedy into a single narrative. We were certainly moved by Dumbadze’s story of teenagers growing up in the tough multiethnic environment of Sukhumi, the love-hate relationship between the Georgian Jemal and the Greek Ianguli, and their ultimate love for their homeland.