ArmInfo. The Armenian <Oval Plastic> plant increased the staff, production volumes and expanded the range of products. This became known as a result of the visit of the Minister of Economy Tigran Khachatryan to the <Oval Plasti>c plant, which is engaged in the production of disposable plastic containers and other items widely used in the food industry, medicine, pharmaceuticals and households.
ArmInfo. On June 14, the regular meeting of the interdepartmental commission on the evaluation of applications for subventions for the development of social infrastructures and the economy of communities was held in the Armenian government headed by Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.
ArmInfo. From June 10 to 14, 2019, the volume of transactions at the currency interbank market of Armenia decreased by 7%, after a decline of 34.6% a week earlier. In parallel with this, dollar transactions remained in growth on the intrabank foreign exchange market, European operations turned downward, and the multidirectional dynamics of ruble transactions maintained, and the ruble buying up, like a week earlier, showed growth. Exchange currency market is empty.
ArmInfo. VTB Bank (Armenia), taking care of the convenience of its customers, opened 23 self-service zones in Yerevan and regions of Armenia, which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This was reported to ArmInfo in the press service of the bank.
ArmInfo. Following the results of the Q1 of 2019, the insurance sector of Armenia paid taxes of 633.9 million drams ($ 1.3 million), which is 11.8% more than a year ago. Of this amount, 86% or 542.3 million drams were paid on direct taxes (including income tax and profits tax). According to the RA State Revenue Committee, all 6 insurance companies operating in the market were included in the list of the top 1000 taxpayers of Armenia during the reporting period.
ArmInfo. The premiums of Armenian insurance companies increased by 17.6% per annum in the first quarter of 2019, with a rise in refunds of 11.9%, while the year before the rates were higher - 47.9% and 26% respectively. In the first quarter of 2019 alone, premiums increased by 59.8%, with a drop in payments of 6.8%, against premium growth of 36.1% and a fall in refunds of 22.2% in the first quarter of 2018. By April 1, 2019, the cumulative amount of insurance premiums was 16.3 billion drams, and the amount of insurance claims was 6.1 billion drams (figures are from IC reports on IFRS standards).
ArmInfo. Armenia is interested in using its entire scientific and technical potential for the localization of modern sources of alternative energy. On May 23, Vache Terteryan, First Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of RA, told a seminar on studying the situation of energy use in rural areas of Armenia within the framework of the program "Management of natural resources and protection of ecosystem services for sustainable community development in the South Caucasus"
ArmInfo.Possible disputes over the construction project in Yerevan of a new thermal unit will be resolved in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). At a meeting on May 23, the Armenian Cabinet of Ministers approved the signing of an additional document to the agreement between the RA government and Armpower and Renco companies.
ArmInfo.Viva Sell-MTS introducednew, convenient and affordable package of services for corporate subscribers -<Corporate 2300>.According to the press service of the company, the package provides megabytes of the Internet, on-net minutes for calls to other mobile network operators in Armenia, to 374 97 mobile and city networks 374 47, as well as to the direction of the Russian Federation, the USA and Canada, and the possibility of sending SMS messages.
ArmInfo.Construction of a state-of-the-art building for companies specializing in information technology will start in the capital of Armenia, at a cost of $ 130 million. The Government of Armenia approved the relevant investment program presented by Armen Ter-Tachatyan at a meeting on May 30.
ArmInfo. The average market value of the apartment building in the regions of Armenia increased in Q1 2019 by 4.1% per annum, making 89.2 thousand drams / 1 sq.m. According to the data of the State Committee of the Real Estate Cadastre of the Republic of Armenia, in the first quarter alone the price for regional apartment buildings increased only by 0.7%.
ArmInfo. The average market value of a multi-apartment building in Yerevan increased in Q1 of 2019 by 9.5% per annum, but for the Q1 alone - by 1.9%, reaching 299.4 thousand drams / 1 sq. m. The data of the State Committee of Real Estate Cadastre of RA suggest this.