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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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PUBLICATIONS

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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 has been contracted to assist the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) in the process of its reorganization. The main objective of the project is to bring the GNCC’s organizational structure in line with the current circumstances, with internal and external factors as well as with the requirements of stakeholders.

 

Start Date:
July, 2015
End Date: December, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  GNCC
Origin of Funding: GNCC

 

The project by European Commission (EC) and implemented by PMCG, together with IBF International Consulting, will assist the Government of Georgia (GoG) to deepen its integration with the European Union in line with the priorities set out in the Association Agreement (AA) and in the Association Agenda.

 

Start Date:
July, 2015
End Date: December, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Ministry of Economy, Minister’s Office of European Integration

Origin of Funding:

European Commission

 

Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG), in consortium with Infrastruktur & Umwelt (lead company) and REC Caucasus, will work on the project aimed to prepare a feasibility study to develop integrated solid waste management systems for the regions of Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and to prepare the concept for construction of regional sanitary landfills as well as other solid waste treatment systems, if feasible.

 

Start Date:
July, 2015
End Date: July, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  SWMCG
Origin of Funding: KFW

 

The overall objective of the project is to improve transparency, accountability and effectiveness of public finance policy and management in Georgia. More specifically, it should provide efficient and effective assistance to the Ministry of Finance, State Audit Office and the Budget and Finance Committee and the Budget Office of the Parliament

 

Start Date:
January, 2015
End Date: April, 2018
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  Ministry of Finance of Georgia, State Audit Office of Georgia, and the Parliament of Georgia
Origin of Funding: European Commission

   

 

 

 

 

 

The study was prepared by PMC Research Center with the professors of China’s University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.

 

Start Date:
June, 2015
End Date: July, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: China, Georgia
Client: 

Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development

Origin of Funding:

Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, is providing support to the Parliament of Georgia in developing the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee Action Plan for 2015-2016. The main objective of the project is to support select parliamentary committees to better perform their oversight functions, as well as improve their policy development and lawmaking capabilities.

Start Date:
June, 2015
End Date: November, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMC Research is implementing the project entitled Sharing Experience of Public-Private Dialogue in EU Integration Process for Moldova and Georgia, which aims to assist Georgian and Moldovan businesses and governments to have a better understanding of the potential costs and benefits of the implementation of the DCFTA and of the need for effective coordination mechanisms in order to ensure the timely completion of the EU approximation process.

 

Start Date:
March, 2015
End Date: March, 2016
Region: Caucasus/Eastern Europe
Country: Georgia & Moldova
Client:  International Visegrad Fund
Origin of Funding: International Visegrad Fund

   

 

 

 

 

 

PMCG, together with Linpico, a French development and consulting company, will support the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan in the integration of HR and payroll software automation. The assignment will be implemented under the public management modernization project (PFMMP), financed by World Bank.

 

Start Date:
May, 2015
End Date: January, 2016
Region: Central Asia
Country: Republic of Tajikistan
Client:  Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan
Origin of Funding: The World Bank

 

The project aims to promote economic reform in Belarus by sharing experience of V4 countries and Georgia. Experts with hands-on experience on economic reforms in transitional countries will transfer their knowledge on tax administration, attraction of FDI, and e-government and discuss ways of further economic development with Belarusian government officials, business representatives, and NGO organizations.

 

Start Date:
May, 2015
End Date: May, 2016
Region: Eastern Europe
Country: Belarus
Client:  International Visegrad Fund
Origin of Funding: International Visegrad Fund

 

PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, is providing support to the Civil Service Bureau in effective Human Resource Management. The objective of this assignment is to support the Civil Service Bureau of Georgia to design and implement a Training of Trainers (ToT) program with the aim of formulating uniform and standardized job descriptions for all civil service positions in local government institutions.

Start Date:
May, 2015
End Date: December, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

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