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What 2016 was like for the Georgian Economy – summary of the year

Economic Growth and Inflation Until autumn 2016, the Government of Georgia was forecasting that the annual economic growth would reach 3%; however, ultimately the economic growth forecast was reduced to 2.7% and even that was not implemented. According to the preliminary data, the Georgian Economy grew by 2.2% in 2016 whilst the economic growth rate […]

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
More than 6,350,000 international travelers visited Georgia in 2016, whilst the tourism income exceeded USD two billion

At the session of the Government of Georgia, the Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, talked about the positive trends in the field of tourism. The Prime Minister stated: “The number of tourists, coming to Georgia, increased by half a million, whilst the income from tourism exceeded USD two billion.” FactCheck took interest in the accuracy of […]

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Tamar Khulordava:
After the global recession, this year was distinguished by lowest economic growth rates in all countries

During the political debates on Rustavi 2, member of the Georgia Dream, Tamar Khulordava, stated: “After the global recession, this year was distinguished by lowest economic growth rates in all countries.” FactCheck took interest in the accuracy of this statement. In order to verify the accuracy of Tamar Khulordava’s statement, FactCheck used the real GDP […]

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What does the Gazprom deal mean?

The Government of Georgia reached an accord with Russian energy company Gazprom about natural gas transit to Armenia. On January 10 2016, after the talks between the Minister of Energy of Georgia and representatives of Gazprom, it was announced that the Georgian side embraced an offer made by the Russian colleagues which was considered as […]

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Dimitri Kumsishvili:
Lately, Georgia is practically the only country whose ratings have not worsened according to various international organisations

On 24 November 2016, the Minister of Finance of Georgia, Dimitri Kumsishvili, stated: “Lately, Georgia is practically the only country in the world whose ratings have not worsened according to various international organisations.” FactCheck took interest in the accuracy of Dimitri Kumsishvili’s statement. Three international organisations, Moody’s, Standard & Poors (S&P) and Fitch Ratings Inc, […]

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