USD market average rate totals AMD 369.83 March 21

USD market average rate totals AMD 369.83 March 21

March 21, 2011 - 16:36 AMT  12:53 GMT
Deals amounting to USD 1.15mln at an average price of AMD 370 /USD1 were concluded at NASDAQ OMX Armenia on March 21. The closing price comprised AMD 370 /USD 1.
Armenia’s economic activity index 1,4% in February 2011

Armenia’s economic activity index 1,4% in February 2011

March 21, 2011 - 16:29 AMT  12:53 GMT
Inflation in February was 12,4% compared to the same period in 2010.

Vafa Guluzade: Armenian troops would reach Kura River in 1994

March 21, 2011 - 16:27 AMT  12:53 GMT
“Oil, gas and transit potential of Azerbaijan increase its role for the West and allow withstanding Russia,” said Guluzade.
Novel telling about Armenian Genocide becomes bestseller in Turkey

Novel telling about Armenian Genocide becomes bestseller in Turkey

March 21, 2011 - 16:21 AMT  12:53 GMT
50,000 samples of Serenade novel by Turkish writer Zulfu Livaneli were sold within three days.
WB: earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused up to USD 235bln in damage

WB: earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused up to USD 235bln in damage

March 21, 2011 - 16:20 AMT  12:53 GMT
Japan may need five years to rebuild from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
Armenia to ask WTO to allow increasing amount of assistance to agriculture

Armenia to ask WTO to allow increasing amount of assistance to agriculture

March 21, 2011 - 16:17 AMT  12:53 GMT
Vazgen Safaryan approved the “cold shower,” to which the Armenian President subjected those responsible for agriculture failures.
David Nalbandian retains 19th position in ATP ranking

David Nalbandian retains 19th position in ATP ranking

March 21, 2011 - 16:06 AMT  12:53 GMT
Following two surgeries, the plan is for David to return at the Masters in Madrid to launch on May 1or at the Masters in Rome due May 8.
Two agricultural programs to be submitted to Armenian parliament

Two agricultural programs to be submitted to Armenian parliament

March 21, 2011 - 16:04 AMT  12:53 GMT
The total cost of USD 72 million will be allocated to implementation of programs aimed at development of agricultural infrastructure.
UN Expert: principles of corporate management need to be introduced in Armenia

UN Expert: principles of corporate management need to be introduced in Armenia

March 21, 2011 - 15:59 AMT  12:53 GMT
Chairman of the RA SCPEC Artak Shaboyan said that the ongoing legislative reforms are needed but are not enough to improve the competition environment.

Libyan opposition accuses Gadhafi of using human shields

March 21, 2011 - 15:44 AMT  12:53 GMT
The report from Misrata, the only big rebel stronghold left in western Libya, could not be independently verified and there was no immediate comment from Libyan officials.