Tuesday, February 20 2018 14:18
Karine Melikyan

In Armenia, economic intensity  in January 2018 decreased by 47.6% with an annual growth of 10.2%

In Armenia, economic intensity  in January 2018 decreased by 47.6% with an annual growth of 10.2%

ArmInfo. In Armenia, economic intensity  in January 2018 decreased by 47.6% with an annual growth of 10.2%, against last year's January decline by 46.9% and annual growth of 6.5%. According to preliminary data of the National Statistical Service of Armenia, annual growth provoked all spheres, except for the agricultural sector. Minor growth was recorded in the energy complex.

In January 2018, industrial production declined by 25%, services - by 21.6%, trade - by 54.8%, agriculture - by 81.2%, construction - by 89.4%, and only the energy complex was growing - by 0.6%. In the annual segment (January 2018 to January 2017), the construction sector and trade sector distinguished the largest growth - 19.7% and 17.3% respectively, followed by the services sector - 15.2%, industrial sector - 13.9% and energy complex - 7%, and in the agricultural sector there was a decline of 0.4%.

According to the statistical data, the index of industrial production prices increased by 1.2% in January 2018, with an annual growth of 5.2%. A year earlier, in January 2017, the industrial production price index rose by 0.3%, with an annual growth of 5.5%.

In January 2018, the trade sector with the volume of 157.4 billion drams ($ 326.3 million) holds the leading position. The second place in terms of volume is the industrial sector - 128.3 billion ($ 265.9 million), the third - the service sector - 111.4 billion drams ($ 231 million), the fourth - the agricultural sector- 17.5 billion AMD ($ 36.4 million), and the fifth - construction sector - 9.3 billion AMD ($ 19.3 million). The volume of electricity generation in January 2018 was 830.1 million kWh.

At the same time, Armenia's foreign trade turnover in January 2018 amounted to 226.4 billion drams ($ 504.2 million) with an annual growth of 47.6%. In its structure, the volume of exports has undergone annual growth of 45.2% to 85.3 billion drams ($ 176.7 million), while imports - annual growth of 48.9% to141.1 billion AMD ($ 327.5 million). Only in January 2018 foreign trade turnover decreased by 26.8% due to a 28.4% drop in imports and exports by 23.8%. A year earlier, in January 2017, the foreign trade turnover underwent an annual growth of 45.5% due to an increase in exports by 35.4% and imports by 51.4%, but only in January 2017 the decline in exports and imports by 21.8% and 27% accordingly led to a reduction in foreign trade turnover by 25.3%.

The average calculated exchange rate of AMD was 482.40 AMD / $ in January 2018, compared to 486.01 AMD / $ 1 in January 2017. It should be noted that the World Bank predicts GDP growth of Armenia in 2018 by 3.8% with acceleration in 2019 to 4%. The WB forecasts a significant slowdown in the growth rate of Armenia's foreign trade in 2018, in particular for exports - up to 9.2% and import - up to 10.3%, but in 2019, by contrast, there will be a noticeable acceleration of growth in exports and imports - up to 9, 7% and 10.6% respectively. The state budget of the Republic of Armenia for 2018 laid the GDP growth by 4.5%.

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ISIN AMGT13291250
Auction ID AMGB1029A250A
Date 02.02.2019
Issue date 29.10.2019
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
DLS
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
ArmEx

 

СПРОС (Покупка)

USD

Средневзв. Цена

482,00

ПРЕДЛОЖЕНИЕ (Продажа)

  USD

Средневзв. Цена

-

СДЕЛКИ

USD

Цена откр.

482,00

Цена закр.

482,00

Мин. Цена

482,00

Макс. Цена

482,00

Ср/взв. Цена

482,00

-0.16

Кол-во сделок

1

Объем (инвал.)

200 000

0бъем (драм)

96 400 000

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