Armenia is ranked 65th among 148 countries by the Networked Readiness Index
April 25, 2014
The World Economic Forum published the Global Information Technology Report 2014, which features the latest results of the Networked Readiness Index, offering an overview of the current state of ICT readiness in the world. Press release in Armenian>> Download the full report>>
Armenia is ranked 53rd among 138 countries by the Global Enabling Trade Index.
ArmEF News presents detailed content of the presentation of the 5th National Competitiveness Report of Armenia 2013-2014. ArmEF News >>
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Putting Armenia on the Growth Path
March 12, 2014
In an interview to Civilnet Manuk Hergnyan reveals the most fundamental flaws in economic structure of Armenia, but also expresses his optimism about its future. He outlines the critical choices that need to be made in order to foster economic growth in Armenia. Civilnet >>
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Why Armenia slowed its pace of growth as a Caucasian tiger?
March 11, 2014
Why Armenia slowed its pace of growth as a Caucasian tiger? What are the consequences of slow economic growth? Which are the binding constraints to sustainable economic growth and reform agenda for removing these constraints. See Manuk Hergnyan’s and Sevak Hovhannisyan’s commentaries on economic growth imperative and constraints in the following interview. Armnews TV: Banadzev program >>
The National Competitiveness Report of Armenia 2013-2014 is published.
March 04, 2014
The National Competitiveness Report of Armenia 2013-2014 is published. The report comes at a time when the value of each percentage point of economic growth in Armenia is of critical importance. This issue of the report focuses on the constraints to long-term, sustainable growth in Armenia.
Textile and Apparel Industry development strategy by EV Consulting approved
December 06, 2013
On December 6, 2013 the Industrial Council chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia approved the Textile and Apparel Industry development strategy and action plan for 2014-2016 developed by EV Consulting. Read More >>
Armenia has been ranked 73rd in Human Capital Index Report
October 01, 2013
The World Economic Forum has published the “Human Capital Index” report ranking 122 countries across the world.
Armenia has been ranked 73rd for overall Human Capital Index, 60th for Education Pillar, Health and Wellness – 71st, Workforce and Employment – 113th.
Armenia has a very low score for Employment pillar since unemployment is among the highest in the world and levels of employee training are low. Particularly Armenia is 103rd among 122 countries for youth unemployment level.
Eurobonds will facilitate setting efficient benchmarks
September 23, 2013
Government Eurobonds will serve as a benchmark for borrowings in foreign currency. Entry withsovereign bonds into the international commercial market is a significant event for any developing economy. This is a claim towards more serious status. Armenian Eurobonds will help setting an effective benchmark for interest rate in foreign currency borrowings and help eliminate yield curve deficiencies. Read the full interview
Global Information Technology Report 2013
April 10, 2013
The World Economic Forum has published the Global Information Technology Report 2013. Based on the Network Readiness Index, the report ranks Armenia 82nd among 144 countries of the world which is a result of a 12 point improvement of its stance.
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Armenia's competitiveness challenges
June 05, 2012
The higher the competition, the more developed are management practices of companies, since they have strong incentives to improve productivity and effectiveness of operations. Improved management practices are strongly correlated with higher productivity in competitive markets.
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National Competitiveness Report of Armenia 2011-2012
The World Economic Forum has published the Global Information Technology Report 2012. Based on the Network Readiness Index, the report ranks Armenia 94th among 142 countries of the world which is a result of a 15 point improvement of its stance and 8% increase of the score.
The expansion plan of ARIAC (Armenian Institute of Applied Chemistry - an Armenia based manufacturer of Fine Chemicals with 100% production export) was presented at the Scientific-Technical Council by Sona Grigoryan, Manager at EV Consulting. The final decision on the Government support for ARIAC will be defined by further discussion. Read the official Government note >>
Armenian Businessmen have serious managemental issues in their companies
May 22, 2011
Currently Armenian businesses face serious challenges in internal managerial practices and systems. In many cases, our job as consultants transcends the boundaries of classic consulting and engages a mandate to raise awareness and educate the management in managerial best practices. Numerous effective management tools can be practiced locally to benefit the productivity and operations of Armenian companies. Read More >>
The reasons of Armenia's backlog in the Global IT Report
April 13, 2011
The reasons of Armenia's backlog in the Global IT Report were discussed by the Managing Partner of EV Consulting Manuk Hergnyan in the interview to News.am.Read More >>
Important shifts in the Armenian economy
April 21, 2011
The instruments of monetary policy are not quite efficient to curb inflation in Armenia, since the monetary transmission mechanism has different characteristics here than in developed countries. Instead, the contractionary policy directly impacts credit activity in the country. Read More >>
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Managing Partner Manuk Hergnyan took part in the "ARMENIAN WORLD" program
April 30, 2011
EV Consulting's Managing Partner Manuk Hergnyan took part in the "ARMENIAN WORLD" program on Shant TV on April 30, 2011. The discussion topic was investments in Armenia. Watch >>
Armenia's economic situation and current issues: Sevak Hovhannisyan
January 03, 2011
One of the most important issues our economy faces are low and disproportionate labor productivity levels, lack of economic diversification, excessive concentration in low-productivity agriculture and construction, decrease in high technology products import, dependence on recourse-intensive export, inflation, increasing public debt.
The Scientific-Technical Council held its second meeting
December 17, 2010
The Scientific-Technical Council held its second meeting on December 17, headed by the Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan. The report on the outlook of developing the chemical industry in Armenia was discussed during the meeting. The managing partner of EV Consulting Manuk Hergnyan participated in the meeting. Read More >>
CANDLE Project held its regular meeting
December 17, 2010
The Coordinating Council of CANDLE Project held its regular meeting today headed by the Prime Minister. The major issues on preparation stage of CANDLE project implementation were discussed. The managing partner of EV Consulting Manuk Hergnyan participated in the meeting.Read More >>
The innovation sector development and the government strategy interview
August 09, 2010
We need to realize the imperative of revitalizing both our innovative potential and the innovation sector itself since each day passing by may be a significant loss. We have an opportunity of developing our innovation sector with the help of our current assets and the technological background we have inherited. Read More >>
CANDLE first meeting
June 22, 2010
The coordinating Council for the CANDLE Project held its first meeting today focused on the discussion of the current status of the CANDLE project, the business plan and the possible structure and location options. The managing partner of EV Consulting Manuk Hergnyan participated in the meeting. Read More >>
Council for the CANDLE Project
June 10, 2010
The Government of RA has recently formed a coordinating Council for the CANDLE Project - an international research center based on synchrotron light source, aimed to develop scientific-technological research center in Armenia, based on international collaboration. The managing partner of EV Consulting Manuk Hergnyan is among the members of the newly formed Council.
Establishment of the CANDLE international research center
May 06, 2010
The Armenian Government confirmed its participation in the establishment of the CANDLE international research center based on synchrotron light source, the business plan and implementation strategy of which was developed by EV Consulting. The cornerstone of the project is the development of state of art and system-building scientific-technological research center in Armenia based on international collaboration. Read More >>
The Global Management Challenge
March 04, 2010
The Global Management Challenge (GMC) - the popular business game is discussed in the interview of Manuk Hergnyan with Business Class magazine.