Tuesday, October 9 2018 14:57
Naira Badalian

Expert: The authors of the draft budget for 2019 tried to "clean" it  from unnecessary and unjustified expenses.

Expert: The authors of the draft budget for 2019 tried to "clean" it  from unnecessary and unjustified expenses.

ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is right - the budget for the 2019th year is inertial. Such an opinion on October 9 at a meeting with journalists,  said an expert in the field of public finance management Artak  Kyurumyan.

According to him, if we compare the current text of the draft budget  with that indicated in the approved main financial document for the  2018th year, we can see that there are no significant changes. The  document, he believes, is built in the spirit of the "Budget 2018"  both in terms of costs and expected revenues. But, since it was built  as part of the implementation of program budgeting, the authors of  the current document tried to "clear" it of unnecessary and  unjustified expenses.

In addition, according to Kyurumyan, the state budget is a dynamic  document. Even after it is approved by parliament, the government, as  necessary, is authorized to make certain adjustments to the document.   At present, an expert in the field of state finance management  believes that the growth rate of GDP laid down in the RA Law on the  State Budget for 2018 at 4.5% is not only achievable, but perhaps  Armenia will exceed it to 6-6.5%. As for the growth forecast next  year, according to Kyurmyan, having laid a 4.5% growth rate in the  draft state budget for the next year, the financial authorities of  the country in a certain sense insured their risks. "Taking into  account all possible external and internal risks, I think that  economic growth in Armenia will be in the range of 4-6%," he said.

The government of Armenia approved the draft state budget for 2019 at  a meeting on September 27.  Income is 1.5 trillion AMD, expenditure -  1.6 trillion drams, the deficit is about 150 billion drams.   According to the draft state budget, capital expenditures will  increase compared to 2018 - instead of 2.3% of GDP expected in 2018,  they will amount to 3% of GDP in 2019. Tax revenues for 2019 are  planned in the amount of $ 1 trillion. 396 billion AMD, which will  allow spending $ 1 trillion. 614 billion AMD, with a deficit of 2.2%  of GDP, or about 150 billion AMD. The main share in the structure of  expenditures falls on the social and cultural spheres - about 44% of  all expenditures, on defense, security and public order - 24%, the  real sector of the economy - 12.3%, about 10% of the state budget  will be used to service the public debt, 3.2% - for subsidies to  community budgets, 5.8% - expenditures of state authorities.  According to the state budget, economic growth in Armenia in 2019  will be 4.9%, and inflation - 2.7%. Meanwhile, the total revenue of  the state budget for 2018 is planned in the amount of $ 1 trillion  308 billion AMD, expenses - 1 trillion. 307 billion AMD. The deficit  is planned in the amount of 156.9 billion drams.  Economic growth for  2018 is planned at 4.5%, and inflation at 4% (+ 1.5%).  

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ISIN AMGB1029A250
Auction ID AMGB1029A250A
Date 12.05.2017
Issue date 29.10.2015
Issue volume (AMD) 50 000 000 000
Maturity date 29.10.2025
Coupon year yield 11.00%
Auction volume (AMD) 1000 000 000 - 2.000 000 000
Auction date 12.05.2017
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Total amount (AMD) 1 000 000 000
Amount of the total bids (AMD) 787 200 000
Amount of the total accepted bids (AMD) 787 200 000
Cut of yield (%) 10,6447
Weighted avrage yield (%) 10,6447
Auction max  yield (%) 10,6447
Auction min  yield (%) 10,6447
Number of participants 5
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