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Challenges of Introducing Renewable Energy Sources in Georgia
13-Oct-2016
The importance and use of renewable energy sources (RES) has been raising in recent years on a global scale. Therefore, the significance of this issue is increasing for Georgia as well. However, Georgia has already been an observer of Energy Community (EnC) since 2007 and applied for full membership in 2014.
PMC Research will Hold Presentation about Renewable Energy
11-Oct-2016
On October 12, PMC Research in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Foundation will hold presentation and public discussion about – “Assessment of the Challenges and Opportunities for Renewable Energy Directive Transposition”.
Transit of Energy Resources from Iran via Georgia to Western Markets: Prospects, Risks, Challenges and Opportunities
05-Oct-2016
Possibilities for energy transit from Iran to Georgia and further to the Western markets that have recently opened to energy supplies from Iran as international sanctions have been lifted. Iran, estimated to be the world's fourth-largest country by proven oil reserves 1 , and first or second by gas reserves 2 , is in the process of reclaiming its share of gas and oil exports to the world, and in particular to Europe.
Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Transit from Iran to Georgia and Europe
04-Oct-2016
PMCG research center, jointly with Konrad Adenauer Foundation , holded a presentation of research results and public discussions on the issue – “Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Transit from Iran to Georgia and Europe”.
How to Attract International Students in Georgia?
03-Oct-2016
What are the barriers hindering the process of attracting international students to Georgia? According to PMC Research.
Prospects of Internationalization of Higher Education
30-Sep-2016
PMC Research issued study aimed to describe and analyze Georgia’s potential for the internationalization and export of higher education system, and to deliver policy recommendations.
New Pension System
27-Sep-2016
What are the advantages and challenges of the new pension system – Maya Grigolia, Research Director at PMC Research.
Changes in Public Procurement Legislation
26-Sep-2016
Mikheil Kukava, Economist at PMC Research analyzed changes made in the public procurement legislation and its impact on development of local business.
Meeting in Batumi under “Empowering Modern Research Practices of Regional Agriculture-Related Institutions in Georgia” Project
22-Sep-2016
Working meeting with the regional educational institutions was held in Batumi to shre experience and enhance collaboration between regions.
Evaluating Georgia China Free Trade Agreement
21-Sep-2016
Maya Grigolia, Research Director at PMC Research discusses about possible challenges and opportunities of Georgia China FTA.
PMC Research Presents Climate Change Action Plan Recommendations for Georgia
19-Sep-2016
A study by think tank organization PMC Research focused on identifying specific climate change problems in Georgia, as well as developing effective solutions.
Georgia China Free Trade Agreement
14-Sep-2016
Maya Grigolia, Research Director at PMC Research discusses about possible challenges and opportunities of Georgia China FTA.
Produce in Georgia Program Evaluation
23-Aug-2016
According to the various surveys, access to finance is one of the main challenges for companies. “Produce in Georgia” is trying to solve this issue, however the program is selective, which means that only companies with certain features are selected, and it’s not the policy of the business enabling environment”, said Maya Grigolia, Research Director at PMC Research.
External Trade - I-II Quarters, 2016
02-Aug-2016
In the first half of 2016, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year: the volume of exports reduced (-5.7%) overall with the declines especially steep in the export of Ferro-alloys (-32.6%), motor cars (-24.5%) and medicaments (-24.4%); without including medicaments for hepatitis C the volume of imports also decreased (-7.0%) overall with significant declines in the import of petroleum oil (-20.2%), petroleum gases (-28.6%) and motor cars (-15.3%); turkey became a major export partner country, while exports to Azerbaijan reduced significantly.
PMCG: Except Hepatitis C Medications, Import Declined by 10.6%
02-Aug-2016
In the first half of 2016, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the volume of exports reduced (-5.7%) overall with the declines especially steep in the export of Ferro-alloys (-32.6%), motor cars (-24.5%) and medicaments (-24.4%).
Ways of Reducing Dollarization in Georgia
27-Jul-2016
"First of all, steps should taken to achieve rapid economic growth. We should work to create attractive investment environment in Georgia", declaired Aleksi Aleksishvili.
Average Monthly Incomes and Expenditures per Household - 2015
21-Jul-2016
Household income (3.9%) as well as expenditure (5.1%) increased; the main source of household income was wages (38% of the total income); 23% of household total income is used on everyday products; on average, households save about 180 GEL per month.
How Much Does the Average Georgian Family Spend Per Year?
18-Jul-2016
In 2015, average household monthly income (cash and non-cash) equaled 1,022 GEL which is 3.9% higher than the corresponding indicator in 2014. Together with income growth, the volume of expenditure also increased (5%) and amounted to 1,005 GEL.
Georgia as World Champion of Transparency! How to Boost CSO-Citizen Relationships
11-Jul-2016
The annual Think Tank Transparency 2016 report was recently published by Transparify. Of great value, it is the first ever global rating detailing the levels of financial disclosure of 200 Think Tanks located in 47 countries worldwide.
Perspectives of Georgia-China Economic Cooperation
30-Jun-2016
The article is based on the study, conducted by PMCG in 2015. The research studied possible opportunities and risks of the agreement.