May 21, 2010
High car import customs dues in Armenia are conditioned by the fact that the republic forms the major part of its national budget with taxes paid at the border. Assistant financial director of Karkomavto LLC Mkhitar Mikaelyan commented on this and other peculiarities of Armenian auto business in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
April 7, 2010
According to experts’ forecasts, Armenia’s economy is near to overcome the financial crisis, which has taught good lesson, revealing its most vulnerable sides - weak diversification, dependence on remittances, and bringing forth the necessity to stimulate local manufacturers for boosting export opportunities. General Manager of ProCredit Bank Armenia, Mr. Bertolt Hertzfeldt presented his vision for 2010 in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
December 4, 2009
Minister of Economy Nerses Yeritsyan holds the post of the country's chief economist in a crucial period when Armenia has to recover from the crisis and carry out long-term relief reform to ensure economic growth. In an interview with a PanARMENIAN.Net, Minister Yeritsyan dwelled on his achievements and drawbacks.
November 9, 2009
On October 10, Armenian and Turkish Foreign Ministers met in Zurich to sign Protocols on normalization of bilateral ties. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Member of Parliament Ara Nranyan, ARFD Advisor on Economic Issues, introduced the results of party's report concerning economic prospects for Armenia and Turkey in case of opening of the border.
October 26, 2009
Nowadays, companies should develop and implement innovative technologies for efficient activity and competitiveness. Head of Ameria consultancy Gagik Sahakyan commented on Armenian consulting industry and its problems in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
October 5, 2009
Macro-economic situation in Armenia suffers from the consequences of untimely realization of institutional reforms. At the same time, the country's banking system was able to resist external shocks thanks to the regulation and surveillance system in the sphere, ex-Economy Minister, Professor and Doctor of Economy Edward Sandoyan, Pro-Rector of Russian-Armenian (Slavonic University), told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter.
July 29, 2009
Economic crisis offer new opportunities for a large number of companies. Financial director of STAR supermarket network Gurgen Narimanyan comments to PanARMENIAN.Net how to float.
May 27, 2009
The global economic crisis has struck Armenia's banking system. The income of a large number of banks has decreased by 20%, in addition to March devaluation. Nevertheless, the first quarter of the year is over and there is hope for the better. President of Anelik Bank Aram Mkrtchyan commented to on current problems and plans for future to PanARMENIAN.Net.
May 9, 2009
Under the global financial crisis, the task of searching for financial instruments to boost companies' competitiveness is getting increasingly important. Thus, leasing operations promise benefits. Still, complicated mutual settlement of accounts and legal relations are curbing a demand for leasing services. ACBA Leasing CJSC Deputy CEO Arsen Bazikyan comments on the current situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
February 12, 2008
The phenomenon of transregional projects draws attention of politicians and investors. Geographical location of transit countries, like Armenia, appears as a significant factor. However, the policy led by Turkey and Azerbaijan is targeting at keeping Armenia aside of major energy projects. At that same time, Armenia faces a good outlook for cooperation with Iran and Russia. Habet Madoyan, expert of Mitq analytical center, presents his vision of the problem to PanARMENIAN.Net.