TBILISI, June 7 Georgia's economy is expected to
expand by 4.5% this year, supported by external demand, growing
exports and tourism, the European Bank for Reconstruction and
BAKU, June 4 Azeri state energy company SOCAR
said on Tuesday its net profit fell to 1.2 billion manats ($706
million) in 2018 from 2.1 billion manats a year earlier, while
operating profit rose to 3.6 billion manats from 2.5 billion.
DUSHETI, Georgia Former presidents often take to the lucrative global lecture circuit, join the boards of major corporations, or set up their own foundations. Georgia's low key ex-president has taken a different path: becoming an Airbnb landlord.
TBILISI Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them.
TBILISI, April 22 Bank of Georgia Group Plc
expects around 15 percent growth both in profit and
lending in the medium term and feels confident in its capital
adequacy position, the bank's chief executive said.
TBILISI, March 29 Georgia expects 2019 economic
growth of at least 5 percent, and is looking at issuing
sovereign bonds in its national currency as well as in U.S.
dollars and euros this year, economy and sustainable development
minister Giorgi Kobulia said.
BAKU, Feb 25 Azerbaijan, the third-biggest
former Soviet oil producer, wants to see stability in oil prices
before deciding whether to support any extension of global cuts
in crude output, the country's energy minister said.
BAKU, Feb 25 The European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development may start discussions
with the International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) over its
privatisation later this year, the EBRD's manager in the South
Caucasus country said.
BAKU BP plans to ramp up production at Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas field and keep output flat at the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli (ACG) oilfields this year, a senior regional official at the British oil major said.
JIMITI, Georgia When Georgian mother Lia Shioshvili was expelled from Russia 12 years ago, she and her four young children had to spend two days out on the streets by the border, and then two weeks crammed into a basement where they slept on the floor.