ISET Policy Institute hosts roundtable on the challenges of digital transformation within tourism
13 February 2024

On 13 February, the ISET Policy Institute and the USAID Economic Governance Program, within the framework of a joint project, hosted a roundtable discussion regarding the various challenges and prospects of digital transformation in the tourism industry.

Identifying sectors with high growth and export potential
01 February 2024

The "Inclusive Access to Markets" (IA2M) project aims to enhance the competitiveness of Georgian SMEs in EU and European markets. Under this initiative, UNDP commissioned the ISET Policy Institute to conduct a study to identify sectors with high growth and export potential. The objective of the study is to analyze existing research materials and data to identify at least six promising sectors or subsectors.

ISET Policy Institute hosts roundtable discussion on the impacts of free trade agreements with the USA, South Korea, and India on Georgia
26 January 2024

In a compelling retrospective, the ISET Policy Institute held a policy roundtable showcasing their recent research on 'What Georgia Could Gain from Free Trade Agreements with the USA, South Korea, and India.' The event took place on January 26, at the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel.

SME Policy Index: Eastern Partner Countries 2024
02 October 2023

The OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme is undertaking the "EU4Business: From Policies to Action – Phase 2" project in Eastern Partner (EaP) countries, funded by the European Union. The initiative focuses on enhancing competitiveness and business environment reforms at both country and regional levels.

Agricultural exports to the EU: does public sector support have a say?
29 May 2023

On 27 June 2014, Georgia and the EU signed the Association Agreement (AA), including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), which fully entered into force on 1 July 2016. The goal of the DCFTA is to provide a framework for new trade opportunities, enhance competitiveness in the business sector, and support closer economic integration between Georgia and the EU based on reforms in trade-related fields.