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There is An Astonishing 37% Pay Gap Between Men and Women in Georgia

Average monthly remuneration for male is 37% more than the same indicator for female, according to PMCG international development consulting company. In the first half of 2016, compared to the corresponding period of 2015:  Average monthly remuneration of employees increased by 5.4%. The highest growth in average monthly remuneration of employees …

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Opportunities of High Mountainous Regions of Georgia Discussed with Local Municipalities

Across September 15-30, PMCG held meetings with representatives of the mountainous regions of Georgia, under the UNDP project Fostering Regional Development in Georgia. The meetings were held in Adjara, Guria, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Kakheti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Racha-Lechkhumi, Shida Qartli, Qvemo Qartli and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions, with the idea to discuss major challenges and …

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PMCG: Chinese Investments will Grow in Wine, Finance and Internet Sectors

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Georgia’s exports to China will increase by about 30% upon enforcement of the free trade regime wit China, Maia Grigolia, researcher for PMCG research organization, told the Business Morning program. “This is a very good indicator. Exports will particularly increase in the sector of wines and alcoholic beverages. According to …

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PMCG: State Budget Expenditures in 1H16 Rose by 7.4%

PMCG: State Budget Expenditures in 1H16 Rose by 7.4%

In the first half of 2016, the state budget expenditures rose by 7.4% (+277 million GEL) and constituted 47% of the 2016 planned expenditures (8.5 billion GEL). According to the Policy and Management Consulting Group, this year we should expect the government to balance expenditures. The state budget expenditures have …

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Streamlining Construction Code and Spatial Planning in Georgia

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Georgia, within the Good Governance Fund (GGF) project, is supporting the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (MoESD) to reform the construction code in Georgia. PwC and PMCG are conducting a regulatory impact assessment (RIA) of the spatial …

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PMCG: Except Hepatitis C Medications, Import Declined by 10.6%

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 …

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How Much Does the Average Georgian Family Spend Per Year?

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. Along with the increase in households’ income and expenditure, in 2015 consumer …

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PMCG: Strengthening Enterprise Management in Kutaisi Municipality

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PMCG continues to support Kutaisi Municipality in capacity building and institutional development. Recently, PMCG, under the USAID Good Governance Initiative Program, supported nine municipally-owned enterprises in improving management efficiency. The main rationale was that by improving management efficiency and capacity of these enterprises, the municipality could avoid the burden of …

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PMCG Initiates Kutaisi Development Strategy

Kutaisi, PMCG

PMCG held a meeting with a working group comprising representatives of Kutaisi municipality to discuss the city’s Economic Development Strategy. The meeting was another step forward from April 2015, when the Mayor of Kutaisi formed a special working group, composed of representatives of different segments of society, including academia and …

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