Indecon Consulting

Projects

Support to the Privatisation Process and State Property Management in Uzbekistan

Country: Uzbekistan Assignment Name: Support to the Privatisation Process and State Property Management in Uzbekistan Financing: German Federal Ministry of Finance Beneficiary: State Committee for Assistance to Privatised Enterprises and Development of Competition (GKK) Client: GIZ Duration: 12/2010 – 11/2017 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: The project is based on an explicit request from the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Assistance to Privatised Enterprises and Development of Competition (until April 2017 “State Committee for Privatisation, Demonopolisation and Development of Competition”), a state organisation responsible for among other managing the state property, privatisation, private ...
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Safeguarding against fiscal and state-owned enterprise risks

Country: Tajikistan Assignment Name: Safeguarding against fiscal and state-owned enterprise risks Financing: EU Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance, Tajikistan Client: Delegation of the European Union to Tajikistan Duration: 12/2013 – 03/2017 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Deloitte & Touche (member) ZAB SORAINEN (member) Description: The purpose of the project is to support the Ministry of Finance (MoF) of Tajikistan with implementing its Public Finance Management Reform, as part of the Government’s larger ten-year Public Finance Management Reform Strategy. Below listed topics shall be addressed within this 36-months lasting assignment: The project consists in developing a Fiscal Risk ...
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Reform of the Public Corporate Governance legal framework and reporting mechanism of SOEs

Country: Vietnam Assignment Name: Reform of the Public Corporate Governance legal framework and reporting mechanism of SOEs Financing: German Federal Ministry of Finance Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance – Corporate Finance Department Client: GIZ Duration: 01/2013 – 11/2016 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: In order to reverse the problems obstructing Vietnam’s growth (among other due to inefficiencies in the large state sector, i.e. SOEs, state owned banks, and public investments), the Government of Vietnam has prioritized reforms in these areas. The project consisted in advising the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance in drafting the Law on Investment ...
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Preparation of logistic, marketing strategy and institutional development of the company

Country: Uzbekistan Assignment Name: Preparation of logistic, marketing strategy and institutional development of the company Financing: Uzbekiston Temir Yullari (Uzbekistan Railways) // World Bank Beneficiary: Uzbekiston Temir Yullari (Uzbekistan Railways) Client: Uzbekiston Temir Yullari (Uzbekistan Railways) Duration: 09/2015 – 04/2016 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) ETC (member) Description: The consulting services (“the Services”) entail assisting Uzbekistan Railways (SJSRC “Uzbekiston temir yullari”) to maximize benefits from the investments in the construction of the Pap-Angren railway line, consisting of following components:

  • three supply chain case studies encompassing agriculture, selected manufactures of higher value productions and agri-business
  • logistics ...
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Sector Analysis: Value Chain Analysis for Kazakhstan

Country: Kazakhstan Assignment Name: Sector Analysis: Value Chain Analysis for Kazakhstan Financing: Beneficiary: Client: World Bank Duration: 03/2015 – 08/2015 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Deloitte & Touche LLC; Kazakhstan (member) Description: Kazakhstan aspires to become one of the world’s 30 most developed economies by 2050. The respective medium-term agenda of the government of Kazakhstan is to stimulate private sector investment, productivity, and economic diversification. To support the Government of Kazakhstan (GoK) a Partnership Framework Arrangement between the World Bank Group and the Government of Kazakhstan was launched in May 2014. It aims to support the ...
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Rapid Assessment of Industries in Kazakhstan

Country: Kazakhstan Assignment Name: Rapid Assessment of Industries in Kazakhstan Financing: Beneficiary: Client: World Bank Duration: 07/2014 – 12/2014 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Deloitte & Touche LLC; Kazakhstan (member) Description: In accordance with efforts of the Government of Kazakhstan to diversify the country’s economy, The Competitive Industries and Innovation Program (CIIP) has awarded a grant for Technical Assistance to support development of competitive industries in non-extractive sectors in Kazakhstan. The objective of the TA is to support the development of higher value-added production and increased competitiveness of non-extractive industries in order to contribute to job ...
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Corporate Governance workshop

Country: Uzbekistan Assignment Name: Corporate Governance workshop Financing: OSCE Beneficiary: Client: State Committee for Privatisation, Demonopolisation and Development of Competition Duration: 12/2014 – 12/2014 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: N/A Description: The objective of the project was to provide senior management of state owned enterprises from Uzbekistan with a detailed overview and insight on:

  • International Concepts of Corporate Governance
  • Enhancing Competitiveness of State Owned Enterprises, and
  • Separating Management Functions from Public Administration

In the context of the seminar detailed information on international trends and structure of large infrastructure enterprises, including amongst other Uzbek Railway was to ...
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Study tour on SME Taxation for a delegation from the Ministry of Finance of Nepal

Country: Germany, Nepal Assignment Name: Study tour on SME Taxation for a delegation from the Ministry of Finance of Nepal Financing: Beneficiary: Client: GIZ Duration: 09/2014 – 11/2014 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: N/A Description: Support to the Nepalese Inland Revenue Department (IRD), a department under the Ministry of Finance of Nepal, conceptualizing and organizing a study tour to Germany on “SME taxation”. Objective of the study tour was to support the SME working group of the IRD in the preparation of tax reforms in Nepal and to enhance its ability to develop policy recommendations to the Ministry ...
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Development of a concept to optimize trans-border logistics and fulfilment for ecommerce businesses

Country: Germany Assignment Name: Development of a concept to optimize trans-border logistics and fulfilment for ecommerce businesses Financing: ICOB (Investor Center Ostbrandenburg) Beneficiary: ICOB (Investor Center Ostbrandenburg) Client: ICOB (Investor Center Ostbrandenburg) Duration: 07/2013 – 10/2013 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: PMG Consult GmbH (lead) indecon (member) Description: Regional analysis of the Euro-region Viadrina (German-Polish border) related to plans to develop the location as a logistics hub for E-commerce businesses, including a Value Chain analysis. Recommendations for business development, especially for SME, were made based on local structural conditions. An action plan to fully exploit the region’s development ...
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Support to the operationalisation of the Executing Agency of the Yamoussokro Decision

Country: All African Countries Assignment Name: Support to the operationalisation of the Executing Agency of the Yamoussokro Decision Financing: EDF Beneficiary: African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) Client: African Union Commission Duration: 01/2011 – 09/2012 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS) (member) Lufthansa Consulting (LHC) (member) Description: The African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), the African Union’s (AU) specialized agency for the Aviation sector, has been entrusted with the position of the Executing Agency of the Yamoussoukro Decision. Main objective of the Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) is to liberalise the African Air Transport sector; facilitate ...
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Study on Cooperation on the Syr Darya River

Country: Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan  Assignment Name: Study on Cooperation on the Syr Darya River Financing: World Bank Beneficiary: World Bank Client: World Bank Duration: 2011 – 2012 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: N/A Description: As part of a series of case studies initiated and funded by The World Bank, the Study on Cooperation on the Syr Darya River in general aims to improve the regional water cooperation in Central Asia, particularly in the Aral Sea basin. The World Bank considers, in close cooperation with the other international funding agencies, the regional organisations (EC IFAS, ICWC and ...
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Outsourcing Railway Infrastructure Maintenance activities

Country: Montenegro Assignment Name: Outsourcing Railway Infrastructure Maintenance activities Financing: Government of Montenegro Beneficiary: Ministry of Transport, Montenegro Client: Privatisation Council of Montenegro / Ministry of Transport Duration: 11/2009 – 12/2011 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: In the context of Montenegro’s railway sector reform, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) decided to have the railway infrastructure maintenance works carried out by an external, i.e. independent third party on the basis of a Multi-Annual-Contract (MAC). With the purpose to have a comprehensive strategy and a tailored MAC developed and subsequently implemented, the Privatisation Council of Montenegro appointed indecon consulting ...
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Market Research for SMEs in the context of export promotion measures

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina Assignment Name: Market Research for SMEs in the context of export promotion measures Financing: EU Beneficiary: Client: Duration: 06/2011 – 10/2011 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: N/A Description: In the context of an EU funded project supporting SMEs from Bosnia and Herzegovina in their entrepreneurial development a market research was performed for two agribusiness SMEs (Prijedorcanka and Tropic Ribarstvo) in order to assess and support their access to the main European markets. The assignment comprised analysing their products, production procedures and compliance with EU norms and standards, as well as identifying suitable support from ...
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Transaction Advisor for the Privatisation Council of Montenegro’s Railway Undertakings

Country: Montenegro Assignment Name: Transaction Advisor for the Privatisation Council of Montenegro’s Railway Undertakings Financing: Government of Montenegro Beneficiary: Montecargo JSC // Railway Infrastructure Company (ŽICG) Client: Privatisation Council of Montenegro (on behalf of Government of Montenegro) Duration: 12/2009 – 08/2011 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: Direct mandate as Transaction Advisor (resulting from a competitive bidding procedure) with the Council for Privatisation of Montenegro. The contract foresaw the: (a)  Privatisation of Montecargo JSC, the railway freight operator of Montenegro; (b) Spinning off and outsourcing the infrastructure maintenance activities of the railway infrastructure company (ŽICG); and (c)  ...
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Pre-privatisation and Privatisation of MONTECARGO JSC (Rail Freight Operator)

Country: Montenegro Assignment Name: Pre-privatisation and Privatisation of MONTECARGO JSC (Rail Freight Operator) Financing: Government of Montenegro Beneficiary: Ministry of Transport, Montenegro / MONTECARGO JSC Client: Privatisation Council of Montenegro / Ministry of Transport Duration: 11/2009 – 04/2011 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: The Government of Montenegro (GoM) wished to strengthen the national freight transport sector by specifically supporting the development of the rail freight sector. In order to achieve a reliable, high quality and competitive rail freight sector, the state owned rail freight operator (MONTECARGO) requires modernisation through investments into rolling stock (freight wagons and ...
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Support to the Albanian Ministry of European Integration

Country: Albania Assignment Name: Support to the Albanian Ministry of European Integration Financing: EU and BMZ Beneficiary: Albanian Ministry of European Integration Client: GIZ Duration: 12/2009 – 12/2009 Total Value: Small (< EUR 100K) Consortium: N/A Description: In view of Albania having been invited to prepare for discussions and negotiation for its accession to the European Union the respective Albanian administrative staff required to be trained on various aspects of the respective Questionnaire. The objective of the assignment was to provide training for senior level officials and civil servants of the Ministry of European Integration (MEI) and relevant line Ministries ...
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Privatisation Advisory Support for the Port of Bar

Country: Montenegro Assignment Name: Privatisation Advisory Support for the Port of Bar Financing: European Union – CARDS Beneficiary: Ministry of Transport and Maritime Affairs of Montenegro and JSC Port of Bar Client: European Agency for Reconstruction / European Delegation to Montenegro Duration: 10/2006 – 04/2009 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) SIDC, Ireland (member) Drewry, UK (member) Description: The objective of the project was to foster and re-activate the Montenegrin economy by establishing a competitive and self-reliant port sector. For this purpose the legal, institutional and regulatory framework needed adjustments amongst other for its harmonization with ...
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Training of Insolvency Administrators

Country: Serbia Assignment Name: Training of Insolvency Administrators Financing: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation Beneficiary: Bankruptcy Supervision Agency of Serbia Client: GIZ Duration: 04/2007 – 07/2008 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) BBL Bernsau Brockdorff & Partner (member) Description: The Bankruptcy Proceedings Law (from 2004) stipulated that Insolvency Administrators are required to be licensed prior to being assigned to a case by the respective commercial court. In order to obtain such a license candidates need to pass a professional examination held by the Bankruptcy Supervision Agency. The exam is based on a comprehensive curriculum comprising ...
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Advising the Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA)

Country: Serbia Assignment Name: Advising the Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA) Financing: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation Beneficiary: Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA) Client: GIZ Duration: 07/2001 – 02/2008 Total Value: Large (> EUR 800K) Consortium: N/A Description: Advising the Serbian Ministry of Economy and Privatisation and later on the Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA) on implementing the government’s privatisation program and consequently in setting up the legal and institutional framework for the establishment of an effective privatisation agency. This included commenting on the draft Law on Privatisation, the draft Law on the Privatisation Agency, the draft Law on Bankruptcy as well ...
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Economic Reform Management

Country: Montenegro Assignment Name: Economic Reform Management Financing: EU Beneficiary: Client: Government of Montenegro; Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Policy and Development Duration: 09/2004 – 12/2006 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) TaylorWessing (member) Description: Capacity building at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister responsible for Economic Policy and Development and chair of Office for Economic Policy and Development (OEPD) responsible for implementation of the ‘Economic Reform Agenda’. Main focus consisted in organisational and administrative improvements in policy formulation, coordination and implementation. Particular focus of the Economic Reform Policy was the strengthening of SME. Advisory ...
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Assistance to the Serbian Privatisation Agency in strengthening its compliance monitoring capacity

Country: Serbia Assignment Name: Assistance to the Serbian Privatisation Agency in strengthening its compliance monitoring capacity Financing: European Union – CARDS Beneficiary: Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA) Client: European Agency for Reconstruction Duration: 01/2005 – 01/2006 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Clyde & Co (member) Clyde d.o.o. (member) Description: The task consisted in strengthening the capacity of the Privatisation Agency for compliance monitoring of Sales Purchase Agreements (SPAs), which were concluded in the course of privatisation. The project included a strong component of institution building and developing administrative procedures, since it provided for defining and systematising ...
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Assistance to the Privatisation Agency of Serbia in Strengthening its Corporate Restructuring Centre

Country: Serbia Assignment Name: Assistance to the Privatisation Agency of Serbia in Strengthening its Corporate Restructuring Centre Financing: European Union – CARDS Beneficiary: Serbian Privatisation Agency (SPA) Client: Privatisation Agency of the Republic of Serbia Duration: 08/2004 – 08/2005 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Icon-institute (member) Description: The overall objective was to assist Serbia in its structural adjustment and transition to a market-based economy through SOE “disposition” (privatisation, assets sales, spin-offs, liquidations). The specific objectives were to provide the Corporate Restructuring Centre of the Privatisation Agency with assistance aiming at CRC across its activities while ...
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Privatization of Lithuanian Airlines (LAL)

Country: Lithuania Assignment Name: Privatization of Lithuanian Airlines (LAL) Financing: Government of Lithuania Beneficiary: State Enterprise State Property Fund Client: Government of Lithuania Duration: 07/2001 – 05/2003 Total Value: Medium (EUR 100K – 800K) Consortium: indecon (lead) Sorainen Law Office (member) Aviation Engineering office Korsak (member) Description: indecon advised the Lithuanian Government during the privatization of the national airline, Lithuanian Airlines (LAL). The project included the assessment and the adaptation of the regulatory framework necessary for the privatization of the airline. Furthermore, indecon carried out a detailed investigation of the state enterprise and formulated respective and appropriate restructuring recommendations to ...
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