Tag Archives: GEORGIA

EBRD’s €22 Million Loan to Boost Tbilisi’s Waste Management System

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €22 million loan to Tbilservice Group, aimed at enhancing Tbilisi’s solid waste management and disposal system. This funding, co-financed by the Green Climate Fund, will facilitate the … Read the full press release

EIB and TBC Bank Partner to Boost SME Financing in Georgia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a guarantee agreement with TBC Bank, supported by the European Union, to provide favorable financing terms and reduced collateral requirements for the local private sector in Georgia. This partnership will enable … Read the full press release

Georgia’s Food Alliance Flourishes with EBRD and EU Support

(IN BRIEF) Food Alliance, a Georgian frozen pastry producer, has received support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) through the EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line in Georgia since 2017. This assistance includes modern equipment, … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU Partner with ProCredit Bank to Boost Georgian MSMEs with $10 Million Loan for Green Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are intensifying their support for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Georgia through a partnership with ProCredit Bank. ProCredit Bank, a trusted EBRD partner … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Welcomes EU Accession Negotiations with Ukraine, Moldova, and Candidate Status for Georgia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) applauds the European Council’s decision to initiate EU accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova, while also granting candidate country status to Georgia. EIB President Werner Hoyer emphasizes the positive impact of enlargement on … Read the full press release

EBRD Expands Partnership with TBC Bank in Georgia with $30 Million Financing to Boost Climate Governance

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is strengthening its collaboration with Georgia’s leading financial institution, TBC Bank, by providing a $30 million (€28.1 million) financing facility. This funding is aimed at bolstering TBC Bank’s capital base … Read the full press release

Eurojust Coordinates Crackdown on International Online Fraud Network

(IN BRIEF) Eurojust, at the request of Swiss authorities, has organized a series of actions against an online fraud network operating in multiple EU Member States, Georgia, and Ukraine. The investigation into this investment scam began in October 2019, revealing … Read the full press release

Georgia’s East-West Highway Section Opens with EU and EIB Support, Enhancing Regional Connectivity

(IN BRIEF) The Ubisa-Shorapani section of Georgia’s East-West Highway, a crucial part of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) and the Middle Corridor, was officially opened on October 28, 2023. This section is one of seven supported by the European Union … Read the full press release

EU Commits €16 Million to Enhance Road Safety Along Georgia’s East-West Highway

(IN BRIEF) The EU, represented by Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi and EIB President Werner Hoyer, has announced a €16 million grant through EIB Global to enhance road safety in Georgia along the East-West highway. The project aims to improve physical safety … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU Empower Georgian Women-Led Enterprises with $20 Million Loan to TBC Bank

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and Sweden, is providing a $20 million loan to TBC Bank in Georgia. This financing is aimed at bolstering lending opportunities for micro, … Read the full press release

Georgia’s GRC Partners with EU and EBRD to Enhance Building Materials Offering

(IN BRIEF) GRC, the leading producer of building materials in Georgia, has partnered with the European Union (EU) and the EBRD to expand its product portfolio by introducing rain gutter systems. The EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line supported GRC’s investment in modern … Read the full press release

Steves & Sons partners with ANDRITZ for advanced refining technology in Georgia

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Steves & Sons, Inc. to supply two pressurized refining systems for Steves’ new mill in Athens, Georgia. The state-of-the-art systems will process a mix of hardwood and softwood chips … Read the full press release

SGS offre uno sportello unico per i test e la certificazione degli apparecchi di illuminazione negli Stati Uniti

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) SGS ha aperto un nuovo laboratorio di test sull’illuminazione a Suwanee, Georgia, USA, che offre una suite completa di test ambientali per prestazioni di illuminazione, efficienza energetica, certificazione di sicurezza e RF/EMC. La struttura accreditata ISO/IEC 17025 … Read the full press release

SGS Offers One-Stop-Shop for Luminaire Testing and Certification in the US

(IN BRIEF) SGS has opened a new lighting testing laboratory in Suwanee, Georgia, USA, offering a comprehensive suite of environmental tests for lighting performance, energy efficiency, safety certification, and RF/EMC. The ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17065 accredited facility serves as … Read the full press release

EBRD and the EU to provide EUR 53 million to Georgia in support of its energy efficiency in schools

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, the European Union (EU) and KfW Development Bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank GmbH), a German state-owned investment and development bank, on behalf … Read the full press release

EBRD instrumental in key energy efficiency laws adopted by Georgia aimed at helping the country strengthen its energy links with the EU

Government of Georgia adopts key energy efficiency laws Focus on reducing energy intensity while strengthening resilience of the economy EBRD supported drafting of reform concept (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber Center located on the Nathan Deal Campus for Innovation in downtown Augusta

BAE Systems intends to sign a lease to open an office at the new Georgia Cyber Center to to grow its presence. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 11-Jan-201 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems intends to sign a lease to open an office at the … Read the full press release

Gemalto provides State of Georgia with premium polycarbonate driver’s licenses to reduce document forgery and protect against identity fraud

AUSTIN, TX, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing Georgia’s Department of Driver Services (DDS) with a smoother capture and enrollment process along with a secure polycarbonate driver’s license for enhanced identity protection. … Read the full press release

U.S. FDA approval for Shire’s first submission for its new plasma manufacturing facility near Covington, Georgia

New facility will add 30% capacity to Shire’s internal plasma manufacturing network once fully operational Expanded capacity supports continued strong growth of Shire’s leading immunoglobulin portfolio and further strengthens ability to deliver complex therapies for rare immune-mediated conditions DUBLIN, 25-Jun-2018 … Read the full press release

3rd Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia

Joint press release following the 3rd Association Council meeting between the European Union and Georgia BRUSSELS, 02-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union and Georgia held the 3rd meeting of the Association Council on 2 December 2016. The Council is the … Read the full press release

VimpelCom: Beeline Georgia launched its 4G (LTE) mobile network on the 800 MHz band in Georgia

Tbilisi, 4-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — LLC Mobitel (TM Beeline Georgia) announces the commercial launch of its fourth generation (LTE) mobile network  on the  800 MHz band in Georgia. The Beeline LTE network is available in 30 cities, covering more than 40% … Read the full press release

Agfa HealthCare started its first IMPAX CV12 installation in North America at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia

IMPAX CV12 provides enhanced CVIS functionality and benefits of single vendor solution with IMPAX PACS Mortsel, Belgium/Greenville, SC, 15-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — IMPAX CV12 provides extended functionality for cardiologists along with a modular design for fast access to new features as they … Read the full press release

Update on the European Union most important on-going and forthcoming free trade agreements

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the next years, 90% of world demand will be generated outside the EU. That is why it is a key priority for the EU to open up more market opportunities for European business by negotiating new … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti on his first official visit to Georgia

16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, makes his first official visit to Georgia on 16 July, during a tour of South Caucasus countries. During the three-day visit Sir Suma … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release

24th meeting of Geneva International Discussions focused on freedom of movement, missing persons and water provision

GENEVA, 27-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Addressing the negative impact of fencing activities along the Administrative Boundary Line was the main topic which dominated the deliberations of the 24th meeting of the Geneva International Discussions today co-chaired by the OSCE Chair’s Special … Read the full press release

Meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission in Tbilisi, Georgia, 26-27 June 2013

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the invitation of the Georgian authorities, the North Atlantic Council (NAC) chaired by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Georgia on 26-27 June 2013. Media coverage The media program will be communicated at a … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen: Europe must stop the cuts in defence spending

7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Soft power alone is no power at all,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told foreign affairs, security and defence MEPs and national MPs on Monday. Speaking in favour of “holding the line on defence spending” in … Read the full press release

Statement by President Barroso following his meeting with Mr Bidzina Ivanishvili, Prime Minister of Georgia

Brussels, 13-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Ivanishvili to the European Commission. I had the opportunity to congratulate the Prime Minister on his recent electoral victory and to commend him for visiting … Read the full press release