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The Role of Civil Society Organizations in the Implementation of the DCFTA

03-Aug-2018

The Role of Civil Society Organizations in the Implementation of the DCFTA

On July 25, Ms. Mariam Saghareishvili, Researcher at PMCG, participated in a working meeting about the DCFTA and the role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in its implementation. The working meeting aimed to inform CSOs about the possibilities and requirements of t...

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PMC Research Awarded Again for its Transparency

24-Jul-2018

PMC Research Awarded Again for its Transparency

PMCG is excited and proud to announce that PMC Research was recently given a 5-star rating for transparency by international organization Transparify.  Such an award is the highest possible rating issued by Transparify, and reflects exemplary transparency in PMC R...

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New Simplified Financial Reporting Standard for MSMEs

05-Jul-2018

New Simplified Financial Reporting Standard for MSMEs

On June 26, the newly simplified Financial Reporting Standard for Category IV-Entities was adopted with the goal to improve the quality and transparency of corporate financial statements, according to the decree of the Head of Service for Accounting, Reporting and Audit...

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Discussing How to Fight Corruption in Armenia

04-Jul-2018

Discussing How to Fight Corruption in Armenia

On June 29, Mr. David Lezhava, Public Policy Sector Director at PMCG, participated in a conference entitled “The anti-corruption policies and measures”, which was co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the EU Delegation to Armenia. Mr. Lezhava’s presen...

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Study to Identify Challenges for SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

02-Jul-2018

Study to Identify Challenges for SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

PMC Research recently launched a new project entitled “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia”, designed to study the challenges facing SMEs with a particular focus on access to finance in Georgia.On June 21, Goga Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, p...

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Discussing Opportunities and Challenges of the EU-Georgia DCFTA at Georgian Farmers Congress

21-Jun-2018

Discussing Opportunities and Challenges of the EU-Georgia DCFTA at Georgian Farmers Congress

On June 15, PMC Research participated in the Georgian Farmers Congress, an event designed to support dialogue between farmers and state bodies, a crucial aspect in the development of Georgia’s agricultural sector. Giorgi Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, prese...

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Welcoming Our New Public Policy Sector Director

20-Jun-2018

Welcoming Our New Public Policy Sector Director

We are delighted to welcome David Lezhava to our team, as our new Public Policy Sector Director. Mr. Lezhava brings with him 20 years of sound experience in the fields of public finance and economic development, regional development, social policy and energy policy...

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Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerine, and Raspberry in Georgia and Their Potential on the EU Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerines and Raspberries in Georgia and their EU Market Potential

19-Jun-2018

Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerine, and Raspberry in Georgia and Their Potential on the EU Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerines and Raspberries in Georgia and their EU Market Potential

At the beginning of June, PMC Research hosted three public discussions and presentations in Marneuli, Mtskheta and Misaktsieli about the value chain analyses of three agricultural products, namely broccoli, tangerines and raspberries. The studies into these product...

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Discussing Georgia’s Sectoral Integration with the EU at 15th Batumi International Conference

16-Jun-2018

Discussing Georgia’s Sectoral Integration with the EU at 15th Batumi International Conference

On June 15, PMCG’s CEO and Chairman Aleksi Aleksishvili participated in the 15th Batumi International Conference “Georgia’s European Way.”Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, Mikheil Janelidze, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Irak...

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Hosting Networking Lunch with UK Trade Mission to Georgia

06-Jun-2018

Hosting Networking Lunch with UK Trade Mission to Georgia

On June 4, we hosted a networking lunch with the UK’s trade mission to Georgia.The meeting served as an excellent opportunity for public and private institutions from Georgia and the UK to meet, establish connections and discuss possible collaboration. The trade mission...

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Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018

03-Aug-2018

Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018

The first half of 2018 produced some interesting figures regarding Georgia’s external trade. Even though the existing data is only preliminary, the analysis thereof unveils some curious results. Georgia’s exports and imports reached their highest point for the observed period of ...

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Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian…

10-Jul-2018

Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian Lari Exchange Rate

For the period of 2014 to 2017, in every first quarter of each year compared to the first quarter of the previous year, the nominal exchange rate of the Georgian Lari (GEL) against the US Dollar (USD) depreciated. This trend stopped this year though as in the first quarter of 201...

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Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017

28-May-2018

Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017

According to preliminary data, the Georgian economy is characterized by a 5.0% growth in 2017, which is the highest annual real growth rate for the country since 2012. A trend analysis of GDP is useful in comprehending the indicator relative to previous years. Furthermore, a sect...

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PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, under the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)”, is providing support to Akhaltsikhe City municipality to guide and manage its sustainable urban development.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: January, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, in the USAID-funded Good Governance Initiative (GGI), is providing support to Batumi and Akhaltsikhe municipalities to establish and implement Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on ISO 9001:2015 standard requirements. It is also assisting Kutaisi municipality to improve its existing systems and standards.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: March, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, within the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)”, is providing support to Batumi City municipality to guide and manage its sustainable urban development.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: January, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The main objective of the project is to improve the overall economic and the doing business environment in the Republic of Albania, in line with the objectives of the Government, towards trade facilitation, deregulation, improvement and easing of procedural and bureaucratic issues.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: February, 2017
Region: Eastern Europe
Country: Albania
Client: 

Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Entrepreneurship in Albania

Origin of Funding:

IFC/World Bank

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, under the USAID-funded Good Governance Initiative is providing support to Akhaltsikhe City Municipality to develop a priority-based 2017 Program Budget and Citizens’ Guide.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: February, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, within the USAID-funded Good Governance Initiative (GGI), is supporting Kutaisi city municipality to guide and manage its sustainable urban development.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: February, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The objective of the assignment is to support the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI) to develop a methodology to prepare and draft the Strategy for Developing the Mountain Regions of Georgia, and to facilitate drafting of the Strategy, Action Plan and Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the High Mountainous Regions of Georgia.

Start Date:
August, 2016
End Date: November, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI)

Origin of Funding:

UNDP

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, within the USAID-funded Good Governance Initiative (GGI) program, is providing support to the Parliament of Georgia to develop a budgetary process and oversight handbook for newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) and a budget oversight system for parliamentary committees.

Start Date:
August, 2016
End Date: November, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The overall objective of the project is to introduce the Electricity Trading Mechanism (ETM) and to enable competitive electricity trading in the domestic and export (primarily Turkish) markets.

Start Date:
May, 2016
End Date: June, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

USAID/G4G

Origin of Funding:

USAID/G4G

 

The objective of this project is to analyze tax dispute cases, particularly those resulting from tax audit reports, dealt with by the Revenue Service Dispute Resolution Department, Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) Dispute Appeal Council and the Court. It also aims to identify the most frequently disputed areas of the tax legislation and to analyze whether the justifications of decisions across the relevant bodies are consistent. In addition it seeks to develop recommendations on how to address the identified deficiencies in both legislation and practice (including dispute resolution practice).



Start Date:
May, 2016
End Date: July, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: Government of Georgia
Origin of Funding: USAID/Caucasus

   

 

 

 

 

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