Events

GET Georgia presents the second issue of the Financial Sector Monitor Georgia

During a trip to Tbilisi, Dr Alexander Lehmann, financial sector expert of the German Economic Team (GET) Georgia, presented the second issue of the Financial Sector Monitor.

This product is consistently done in several countries in the region and reveals that the Georgian financial sector is a major asset in the investment environment. The publication analyses the sector in a regional context. It sketches the sector’s potential to further support growth and innovation in Georgia and to provide wider access to credit for households and enterprises. It also highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the banking sector for Georgia’s future development.

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Presentation of study on the economic impact of the DCFTA on Georgia, Moldova and the Ukraine as well as study on export potential of Georgian animal products

During a trip to Tbilisi, Dr Alexander Lehmann, financial sector expert of the German Economic Team (GET) Georgia, presented the second issue of the Financial Sector Monitor.

This product is consistently done in several countries in the region and reveals that the Georgian financial sector is a major asset in the investment environment. The publication analyses the sector in a regional context. It sketches the sector’s potential to further support growth and innovation in Georgia and to provide wider access to credit for households and enterprises. It also highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the banking sector for Georgia’s future development.

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Economic Relevance of Crypto Mining in Georgia

On June 11, the team leader of the German Economic Team Georgia, Dr Ricardo Giucci, presented the Economic Monitor Georgia at the Deutsche Wirtschaftsvereinigung (DWV) in Tbilisi.

The event focussed on the presentation of the results of an analysis conducted by GET Georgia on the economic relevance of cryptocurrencies for the Georgian economy.

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Report on current topics in GET Georgia’s advisory work

Twice a year, we offer an opportunity to get information about topics of our advisory work and economic trends.

The event took place on July 4th in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Using this format we aim to provide an opportunity for representatives of German institutions to get background information about current economic developments.

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Regulation of Cryptocurrencies – Seminar in the National Bank of Georgia

Georgia is one of the largest producers of cryptocurrencies („miners“) worldwide, with a potential influence on the Georgian economy.

Despite the increased global interest in cryptocurrencies, there exists no  international regulation of any kind. This is true for the European Union as well, where EU-members adopt their own national laws regarding cryptocurrency regulation, even though cryptocurrencies can potentially be used for money laundering, due to their decentralized organization.

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GET Georgien stellt die siebte Ausgabe des Economic Monitor vor

Dr. Ricardo Giucci, Teamleiter des German Economic Team (GET) Georgia, und Dr. Alexander Lehmann, Finanzsektorexperte des Teams, stellten am 31. Januar in einer von der Deutschen Wirtschaftsvereinigung (DWV) organisierten und bei der DWV-Partnerin EPAC (Economic Policy Advocacy Coalition) veranstalteten Zusammenkunft von Unternehmens- und Institutionenvertretern die Ergebnisse des aktuellen „Economic Monitors Georgia“ vor.

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Information meeting “Current issues in the maritime business”

On 22 November 2017, in the context of the event “Current issues in the maritime business”, which was organised by the Chamber of Trade (IHK) Emden, Anne Mdinaradze, analyst at Berlin Economics, held a talk on the topic “The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’: An assessment from three perspectives”. 

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Presentation of the 6th Issue of the Economic Monitor Georgia in Tbilisi

David Saha, Project Manager of the German Economic Team (GET) Georgia and Anne Mdinaradze, Analyst, presented the 6th issue of the Economic Monitor Georgia at the event “Current Economic Issues and Implications for Business: DCFTA, EU-Trade, Sectors, Taxes”, which took place on 21 May 2017 in Tbilisi and was organised in cooperation with the German Business Association (DWV). 

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10th Information meeting

On 23 January 2017 the six-monthly information meeting about high-level government consultation in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia was held at the Federal Ministry for Economy and Energy (BMWi). Representatives of the BMWi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the Federal Ministry of Finance, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Parliament, the Reconstruction Credit Institute and members of foundations, associations and other expert organisations attended the event.

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Potential in the South Caucasus – Business Successes in Georgia and Armenia

On October 27, Thüringen International, the department of the State Development Corporation of Thuringia mbH responsible for internationalization, held an information evententitled “Potential in the South Caucasus – Business Successes in Georgia and Armenia” in Erfurt in cooperation with the Eastern Europe Business Association of Germany. Businesses were informed about foreign trade possibilities in the South Caucasus, and estimates of the political and economic climate, as well as current projects underway in Georgia and Armenia, were presented.

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Workshop at the Ministry of Economy

Upon request of the Georgian Ministry of Economy, GET Georgia organized a workshop for the employees of the Ministries of Economy and Agriculture, which was conducted on September 14. The workshop was based on the publication of GET Georgia about FDI attraction in Georgia.

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Information session on government consultancy in BMWi on June 14th

The information session on governement consultancy in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia takes place twice a year in the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The consultants of German Economic Team Georgia started with short presentations on the current topics in Georgia. During the discussion round a lot of questions on this matter have been raised and answered. The government advisors’ impulse presentations are mainly based on informations provided and commented in the publication “Wirtschaftsausblick” (available only in German).

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Lari Devaluation Explained by Ricardo Giucci

On November 4th, President of ISET Eric Livny and the Team Leader of the German Economic Team (GET) Ricardo Giucci held a joint session for stakeholders on their most recent study Depreciation of Lari: “Necessary and Effective”, that GET produced in cooperation with ISET-PI. Mr. Eric Livny started with a short introduction about the partnership between the ISET-PI and GET that has been going on over a year in subjects such as: exchange rate, industrial, energy, resource extraction policies etc.

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Opportunities for German investors

In June 2015 entrepreneurs and investors gathered in the Georgian embassy for an information session on Georgia’s promising potential for specialization.

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Information session on government consultancy in BMWi

The information session on governement consultancy in Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova takes place twice a year in the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The specialist public consists of experts from various state institutions, non-governmental organisations, think tanks and business associations.  

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Information session on government consultancy in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Georgia

The biannual information session in the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) on government consultancy in the countries Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia was again very well attended.

The Berlin Economics’ experts first gave presentations on the economic situation in Ukraine, the situation in the east of the country as well as to the specific sectors of machine building and gas.

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