ArmInfo. Poland considers Armenia as a profitable platform for entering the EAEU market. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Marcin Przydacz, during a meeting with Deputy Heads of the Economic Department of Armenia Rafael Gevorgyan and Armen Arzumanyan.
At the same time, he noted that, in turn, Poland is ready to become such a platform for Armenia in the context of entering the EU market. According to the press service of the Ministry of Economy, during the meeting the parties discussed the possibilities of developing the Armenian capital market and implementing investment programs. In the context of the development of the economy and business, Marcin Przydacz noted the importance of taking joint steps towards the development of the capital market and the implementation of venture funds programs.
It is reported that during the meeting a wide range of issues were also discussed, which, in particular, related to tourism, aviation, the IT sector, the impact of the pandemic on the economy and its consequences. The parties also touched upon the organization of the meeting of the Armenian-Polish intergovernmental commission scheduled for this year and the processes in the region.
The Armenian side expressed hope that the volume of mutual trade and economic ties with Poland would reach a new level. At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed to continue active cooperation.
It should be noted that according to the RA Statistical Committee, the foreign trade turnover between Armenia and Poland in January-April 2022 amounted to $21.4 million, which is 10.4% higher than a year ago. At the same time, exports grew by 55.4% to $7.9 million, while imports fell by 5.6% to $13.5 million. During the reporting period, the share of Armenia's trade turnover with the EU countries amounted to 19.9% ??or $578.3 million, with an increase of 28.9% over the year.