Key findings and recommendations1,495 public tenders worth a total of GEL 557 million were announced during the state of emergency. Only one bidder participated in more than half of the tenders.
The government actions prevented a large-scale spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. It would not be justified to say that the government managed to achieve these results at the expense of massive violations of human rights, however, the process was marred by certain shortcomings.
Georgia's economy depends on Russia mainly through tourism, foreign trade and remittances and this is a significant challenge for our country's economic security. Particularly problematic is a high dependence of Georgian wine export on Russia market, Russian tourists visiting Georgia and the import of Russian wheat.