Geopolitical and economic characteristics of the Caucasus countries became a topic of the discussion on the third day of the Caucasus Dialogue – 2018 in Arkhyz.
Elena Kuzmina, Head of the Section for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine at the Center for Post-Soviet Studies of IMEMO RAS, discussed economic potential of countries in the Caucasus with the participants. According to the expert, indices of per capita GDP in the countries of the Caucasus were very similar despite a difference in the general level of GDP. During her presentation Elena Kuzmina emphasized transit opportunities of the region and mentioned a high level of lines of communication going through the Caucasus and at the same time absence of their active utilization.
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