Prepared for Anna V. | Delivered July 8, 2020
Private Capital Markets - The Republic of Georgia
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To gain a deeper understanding of the private capital markets in the Republic of Georgia and obtain insights into the the best industry verticals for private investment in the country.
In profiling Georgia, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) says that “
Energy is the sector
with the most buzz in Georgia today, and it is one of the priority areas for the EBRD in the country.”
According to estimates, Georgia has one of the
largest potentials for hydropower
in the world.
outlook report on Georgia
published in 2018 points out that “the Georgian banking system is the most robust in the region, with its two largest banks now listed on the London Stock Exchange and included in the FTSE 250”.
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Georgia is
4th fastest growing tourist destination
in the world with the hospitality industry growing at a
CAGR of 16.6%
In 2017, transportation, financial services, and construction industries
saw the most investment
The Sectoral Analysis of Tbilisi’s Investment Potential selected the hospitality, retail and entertainment, creative, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals industries as being strategically important for Tbilisi and
potentially attractive for investors
considering the growth opportunities.
Tourism has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in Georgia with
tourist arrivals up 18%
positive outlook in the tourism and hospitality sector
, considering the boost by the government’s Tourism Development Strategy 2025 campaign, the simplification of visa procedures and rising number of low-cost carriers flying to Georgia.
During the initial hour of research, we took a more general outlook to the investment potential in Georgia, providing general industry insights.
Due to time limitations, we could not delve deeper for more information.
The early findings outlined above, however, set the pace for our research team, who will conduct more in-depth and comprehensive research covering the desired areas.
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