Editorial

The FINANCIAL -- Unofficial (partial) dollarization describes a situation when a foreign currency is used alongside the domestic currency for transactions purposes and as a store value. High partial dollarization is not good for a country, as it ties the hands of its Central Bank when it wants to use monetary policy. In a highly dollarized economy, national currency depreciation can even lead to ...

The FINANCIAL -- Whatever Kim Jong-un’s propaganda says about the greatness of his country, it is a fact that nobody immigrates to North Korea but almost everyone wants to get ...

The FINANCIAL -- The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian Khachapuri in the last month of 2016 increased to 3.62 GEL, which is 4.6 % higher month-on-month (m/m, that is, compared to the ...

The FINANCIAL -- The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian khachapuri in January 2017 across Georgian cities varied from 3.56 GEL (prices observed in Tbilisi and Telavi were exactly the ...