18 economic activities allowed in Georgia during the state of emergency

31.03.20 17:45

Despite the state of emergency and a nationwide curfew that aims to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Georgia, there are 18 economic activities that still continue in the country. 


Amendments made to the law on the state of emergency allow for the following economic activities in Georgia: 

Activities of medical institutions

Retail sale, production, storage, wholesale and distribution of food/animal feed, animal, animal and plant products, veterinary preparations, pesticides and agrochemicals, seed and planting materials, as well as the produce of food packaging materials/containers

Activities of mills, bakeries, milk processing enterprises

Supply of electricity, natural gas, water production/transmission/distribution, gasoline, diesel, liquefied gas, as well as delivering telecommunications, postal and waste management services

Activities of commercial banks

Payment service providers and agents providing payment services through ATMs and POS terminals

Activities of payment system operators

Activities required for continuous operation of ATMs, self-service kiosks and post terminals

Activities of the micro-financing organizations

Supply/sale of banking/financial products/services through remote channels
Manufacture/distribution/sale of medical goods, pharmaceuticals
Carrying out agricultural, livestock/poultry activities;

Driving by car - taxi (category M1);

Food delivery services
Private security activities
Lawyer activity
Activities of car service providers
Press booths

On the other hand, the following activities have been prohibited in Georgia during the state of emergency:


Operation of offices involved in the sale of wine and grape-produced alcoholic beverages, also other alcoholic beverages and beer

Operations of restaurants, food facilities if they do not offer food delivery service

The government resolution reads that the government of Georgia is authorized to additionally specify a list of those economic activities that are not restricted and whose operation is necessary during an emergency.




source: AGENDA

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