Expert dubs 2011 as year of stagnation

PanARMENIAN.Net - 2011 was a year of stagnation, according to the head of PolitEconomy research center.

Andranik Tevanyan explained the aforesaid by authorities’ failure to fulfill their pledges in social-economic sphere during President Serzh Sargsyan’s presidency, as well as intensification of business consolidation and strengthening of oligarchy.

In this context the expert recalled authorities’ pledges to ensure 8-10% economic growth, up to 10% poverty reduction, as well as Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan’s statement that financial and economic crisis will not pose a threat to Armenia.

Andranik Tevanyan further attributed current economic growth to inflation.

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