December 26, 2012 - 17:23 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - The markets of EU and CIS, providing about 85% of trade in Armnia, will become available for local manufacturers in the years to come, Economy Minister said.
As Tigran Davtyan reminded in this context, in 2012, Armenia held 3 rounds of free trade agreement negotiations with the Eum with 5 more expected in 2013.
The resolution on the lauch of EU-Armenia negotiations on deep and comprehensive free trade area agreement was adoptd on February 29, 2012. The agreement will enable Armenia to diversify its export structute and gain favorable conditions for entering European market. The negotiations will be finalized in December 2013.