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Banks of Armenia increased tax deductions to state treasury in 2021,  after decline in 2020Banks of Armenia increased tax deductions to state treasury in 2021,  after decline in 2020
Armenian banks managed to significantly increase net profit in 2021Armenian banks managed to significantly increase net profit in 2021
Tax payments: INGO Armenia leader of Armenia`s insurance sector Tax payments: INGO Armenia leader of Armenia`s insurance sector 
Ameriabank. The Largest Taxpayer among Armenian Banks  According to the Results of Year 2021Ameriabank. The Largest Taxpayer among Armenian Banks According to the Results of Year 2021
Pashinyan: The construction of the  Yeraskh-Julfa-Ordubad-Meghri-Horadis railway is not a heavy burden  for Armenia from a financial point of viewPashinyan: The construction of the  Yeraskh-Julfa-Ordubad-Meghri-Horadis railway is not a heavy burden  for Armenia from a financial point of view
Armenian telecom operators increased tax payments to state treasury  by 14% in 2021Armenian telecom operators increased tax payments to state treasury  by 14% in 2021
Armenia`s budget assistance to Artsakh in 2022 will amount to about  300 million US dollarsArmenia`s budget assistance to Artsakh in 2022 will amount to about  300 million US dollars
Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine topped list of largest taxpayers  in ArmeniaZangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine topped list of largest taxpayers  in Armenia
EBRD to provide US$25 million to Ameriabank under SMEs, WiB  programmes in ArmeniaEBRD to provide US$25 million to Ameriabank under SMEs, WiB  programmes in Armenia
Economist: Armenia`s export structure has degraded greatly over the  past 20 yearsEconomist: Armenia`s export structure has degraded greatly over the  past 20 years
We should consider opening roads with Turkey also in terms of  opportunitiesWe should consider opening roads with Turkey also in terms of  opportunities
David Papazian appointed Chairman of Board of Fly Arna  Armenia`s  national airlineDavid Papazian appointed Chairman of Board of Fly Arna  Armenia`s  national airline
Armenia simplifies licensing for number of activities for foreign  companiesArmenia simplifies licensing for number of activities for foreign  companies
Armenia once again extended embargo on scrap metal exports Armenia once again extended embargo on scrap metal exports 
NDU and Central Depository of Armenia signed a memorandum of cooperationNDU and Central Depository of Armenia signed a memorandum of cooperation
Moody`s assigns Ba3 IFSR to Export Insurance Agency of Armenia with  stable outlookMoody`s assigns Ba3 IFSR to Export Insurance Agency of Armenia with  stable outlook
Expert: Armenia will never be able to have a positive trade balance  with TurkeyExpert: Armenia will never be able to have a positive trade balance  with Turkey
Promise of Deputy Prime Minister: The price of gas will not increase  for socially disadvantaged groupsPromise of Deputy Prime Minister: The price of gas will not increase  for socially disadvantaged groups
First Istanbul-Yerevan flight of Pegasus Airlines is scheduled for  February 2First Istanbul-Yerevan flight of Pegasus Airlines is scheduled for  February 2
CMTPL e-policies continue to grow rapidly in Armenia, approaching  quarter of total number of contractsCMTPL e-policies continue to grow rapidly in Armenia, approaching  quarter of total number of contracts
Dairy products with milk fat substitutes and/or other additives will  be placed on separate store shelves in Armenia: ProjectDairy products with milk fat substitutes and/or other additives will  be placed on separate store shelves in Armenia: Project
Armenia`s Public Service Regulatory Commission approves sale of Filor Ventures Limited, Rostelecom`s  only foreign assetArmenia`s Public Service Regulatory Commission approves sale of Filor Ventures Limited, Rostelecom`s  only foreign asset
Hovhannes Khachatryan elected Deputy Head of Central Bank of ArmeniaHovhannes Khachatryan elected Deputy Head of Central Bank of Armenia
In 2021, EBRD portfolio in Armenia was record-breaking-$175 millionIn 2021, EBRD portfolio in Armenia was record-breaking-$175 million
Expert: Rise in energy prices in Armenia is a consequence of wrong,  uncalculated decisions of the authoritiesExpert: Rise in energy prices in Armenia is a consequence of wrong,  uncalculated decisions of the authorities
Economy Ministry announces launch of program to assist textile  industry in ArmeniaEconomy Ministry announces launch of program to assist textile  industry in Armenia
Government is preparing programs to support domestic producers in  view of lifting of embargo on Turkish importsGovernment is preparing programs to support domestic producers in  view of lifting of embargo on Turkish imports
Armenian NPP and Rusatom Overseas to sign Memorandum of UnderstandingArmenian NPP and Rusatom Overseas to sign Memorandum of Understanding
Vahagn Khachatryan to head Armenian-Bulgarian intergovernmental  commission on economic and scientific-technical cooperationVahagn Khachatryan to head Armenian-Bulgarian intergovernmental  commission on economic and scientific-technical cooperation
Minister of Health of Armenia will head intergovernmental commission  on trade and economic cooperation with LithuaniaMinister of Health of Armenia will head intergovernmental commission  on trade and economic cooperation with Lithuania
Ministry of Economy: Armenia intends to reach 7% economic growth in  2022Ministry of Economy: Armenia intends to reach 7% economic growth in  2022
Labor productivity in Armenia is lower than EAEU averageLabor productivity in Armenia is lower than EAEU average
Acba Bank Brings Apple Pay to Customers. A safer, more secure and private way to pay with iPhone and Apple WatchAcba Bank Brings Apple Pay to Customers. A safer, more secure and private way to pay with iPhone and Apple Watch
By the end of 2022, inflation in Armenia will decrease to 4 +/-1.5%:  Candidate for Deputy Governor of Central BankBy the end of 2022, inflation in Armenia will decrease to 4 +/-1.5%:  Candidate for Deputy Governor of Central Bank
 Converse Bank Brings Apple Pay to Customers  A safer, more secure and private way to pay with iPhone and Apple Watch Converse Bank Brings Apple Pay to Customers A safer, more secure and private way to pay with iPhone and Apple Watch
Armenia`s premier chairs discussion of wine industry development  prospects  Armenia`s premier chairs discussion of wine industry development  prospects  
Ardshinbank Brings Apple Pay to CustomersArdshinbank Brings Apple Pay to Customers
Cash circulation to be restricted in Armenia from July 1, 2020Cash circulation to be restricted in Armenia from July 1, 2020
Environmental protection ARMENAL`s priorityEnvironmental protection ARMENAL`s priority
Armenia`s Minister of Economy appointed Armenian-Moldavan Economic Cooperation Commission co- chairArmenia`s Minister of Economy appointed Armenian-Moldavan Economic Cooperation Commission co- chair
Armenia`s minister of economy appointed co-chair of Armenian-Kazakh Economic Cooperation  CommissionArmenia`s minister of economy appointed co-chair of Armenian-Kazakh Economic Cooperation  Commission
Armenia`s Minister of Economy appointed co-chair of Armenian-Kyrgyz Economic Cooperation  CommissionArmenia`s Minister of Economy appointed co-chair of Armenian-Kyrgyz Economic Cooperation  Commission
In 2021, the number of subvention programs in Armenia exceeded the  two-year figureIn 2021, the number of subvention programs in Armenia exceeded the  two-year figure
ANIF Fund will invest about USD 1.4 million in transport and cargo  transportation fieldANIF Fund will invest about USD 1.4 million in transport and cargo  transportation field
Food Safety Inspectorate of Armenia imposes restrictions on import of  number of goods from Kazakhstan, Russia, Czech Republic and PolandFood Safety Inspectorate of Armenia imposes restrictions on import of  number of goods from Kazakhstan, Russia, Czech Republic and Poland
Only 5.5% of the highway was built under North-South program in 12  yearsOnly 5.5% of the highway was built under North-South program in 12  years
President of Armenia at meeting with Executive Director of Mubadala  noted Armenia`s interest in investments from  UAEPresident of Armenia at meeting with Executive Director of Mubadala  noted Armenia`s interest in investments from  UAE
The influx of foreign investment in the Armenian economy grew by  October 2021 due to a jump in FDIThe influx of foreign investment in the Armenian economy grew by  October 2021 due to a jump in FDI
EDB analysts presented the first in this year macroeconomic review:  Economic activity in Armenia increased by 5.2%EDB analysts presented the first in this year macroeconomic review:  Economic activity in Armenia increased by 5.2%
Armenian president`s visit results: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to start  flights to YerevanArmenian president`s visit results: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to start  flights to Yerevan
Armenia`s president meets with Masdar company CEOArmenia`s president meets with Masdar company CEO
The price of gas at the border in 2022 was regulated by an additional  agreement to the contract of 2013 - Ministry of Territorial  Administration and InfrastructuresThe price of gas at the border in 2022 was regulated by an additional  agreement to the contract of 2013 - Ministry of Territorial  Administration and Infrastructures
Vahan Kerobyan will head Armenian-Belarusian intergovernmental  commission on economic cooperation from Armenian sideVahan Kerobyan will head Armenian-Belarusian intergovernmental  commission on economic cooperation from Armenian side
Fly Arna, Armenia s national airline plans to launch air flights at  the end of MayFly Arna, Armenia s national airline plans to launch air flights at  the end of May
Gnel Sanosyan to head the Armenian-Turkmen intergovernmental  commission on economic cooperation from the Armenian sideGnel Sanosyan to head the Armenian-Turkmen intergovernmental  commission on economic cooperation from the Armenian side
Pashinyan formed working group for effective implementation of work  on construction program of small- medium reservoirsPashinyan formed working group for effective implementation of work  on construction program of small- medium reservoirs
Export of goods up to one million drams in Armenia will be exempt  from customs dutiesExport of goods up to one million drams in Armenia will be exempt  from customs duties
Armenia`s government grants loan to Armenian NPP Armenia`s government grants loan to Armenian NPP 
FLYONE ARMENIA launches Yerevan-Istanbul-Yerevan flightsFLYONE ARMENIA launches Yerevan-Istanbul-Yerevan flights
Armenian government to increase funding for subvention programs in  border communitiesArmenian government to increase funding for subvention programs in  border communities
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Armenian banks managed to significantly increase net profit in 2021

 Tuesday, January 25 2022
Armenian banks managed to significantly increase net profit in 2021

ArmInfo. Armenian banks managed to improve the dynamics of net profit in 2021 with a 54% growth (from a 22.3% decline in 2020). In absolute terms, the total profit of the  system amounted to 87.3 billion drams or $181.8 million.


Economy

Tax payments: INGO Armenia leader of Armenia`s insurance sector 

ArmInfo. Last year, Armenia's insurance sector paid taxes totaling AMD 2.6bln - up by a 36.8% as compared with 2020. Direct taxes totaled AMD 2.2bln or 87.7% of the  total amount. 

Armenian telecom operators increased tax payments to state treasury  by 14% in 2021

ArmInfo.  (trademark VivaCell-MTS) has become the leader among telecom operators in the list of the largest taxpayers in Armenia, having  risen to 8th place from 10th a year earlier.

Armenia`s budget assistance to Artsakh in 2022 will amount to about  300 million US dollars
Economist: Armenia`s export structure has degraded greatly over the  past 20 years

Finance and banks

Banks of Armenia increased tax deductions to state treasury in 2021,  after decline in 2020

ArmInfo. The banking system of Armenia for 2021 increased tax deductions to the state treasury by 6.3% - up to 52.2 billion drams ($108.8 million). Of this amount,  87.2% or 44.7 billion drams was paid in direct taxes, with a y-o-y  growth of 4.4%.

Ameriabank. The Largest Taxpayer among Armenian Banks According to the Results of Year 2021

ArmInfo.According to the data of January-December, 2021, Ameriabank is the largest taxpayer among Armenian banks. It paid taxes to the state budget for the total amount of AMD 8.9 bln (as of December 31, 2021).

EBRD to provide US$25 million to Ameriabank under SMEs, WiB  programmes in Armenia
Hovhannes Khachatryan elected Deputy Head of Central Bank of Armenia

Insurance

Moody`s assigns Ba3 IFSR to Export Insurance Agency of Armenia with  stable outlook

ArmInfo.Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today assigned Ba3 foreign and local-currency insurance financial strength ratings (IFSRs) to Export Insurance  Agency of Armenia ICJSC (EIA).

CMTPL e-policies continue to grow rapidly in Armenia, approaching  quarter of total number of contracts

ArmInfo. In Armenia, the number of vehicles with CMTPL policy is gradually recovering its growth rates, allowing the increase in fees to gain momentum. Thus,  according to the Bureau of Motor Insurers of Armenia, their number  increased by 9.6% per annum in 2021, with an exit from the 12.4%  decline in 2020, but so far is much inferior to the pre-Covid  ascending 18.5% in 2019.

Agricultural insurance contracts show 3-fold increase in one year 
Insurance Foundation for Servicemen: Unprecedented growth of the  Foundation`s beneficiaries is associated with the Artsakh war
Energy

Armenian NPP and Rusatom Overseas to sign Memorandum of Understanding

ArmInfo.A Memorandum of Understanding between Armenian Nuclear Power Plant CJSC and Rusatom Overseas JSC, a subsidiary of Rosatom State Corporation, will be  signed in Dubai.

Armenia`s president meets with Masdar company CEO

ArmInfo. Armenian President Armen Satrkissian, who is on a working visit to the United Arab Emirates, held a meeting Abu Dhabi with Mr Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi,  Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar),  the RA presidential press office reports. 

Armenia`s government grants loan to Armenian NPP 
ANPP management discuss with Czech partners issues related to storage  technologies for spent nuclear fuel

Technology

NDU and Central Depository of Armenia signed a memorandum of cooperation

ArmInfo. At the end of December 2021, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the National Depository of Ukraine (NDU) and the Central Depository of Armenia (CDA), in particular, the Memorandum provides for cooperation on the issues of the new application of Armenian Depository - CDA Online, as well as electronic voting.

Armenia`s Public Service Regulatory Commission approves sale of Filor Ventures Limited, Rostelecom`s  only foreign asset

ArmInfo.The RA Public Service Regulatory Commission approved on January 19 the sale of the 100% shares of Filor Ventures Limited, the only stockholder of Rostelecom  Armenia, (GNC-Alfa, daughter company of Rostelecom), to Molitro  Holdings Limited (Cyprus) founded by RA citizen Arman Hunanyan and  the Electric Networks of Armenia CJSC. 

With assistance from Russia, center of best practice on sustainable  housing and sustainable smart cities for CIS countries being  established in Yerevan 
Estonia stands ready to expand cooperation areas with Armenia in high  technologies

Real estate

Armavir leader in land purchase-and-sale deals 

ArmInfo. Land purchase-and-sale deals are traditional real estate business leaders  in Armenia's regions. 

2-fold YoY increase in real estate business in Yerevan 

ArmInfo. Last November, a 9.2% year-on-year rise in real estate prices was recorded in Yerevan - up to AMD 351,100 per sq. meter, with a 1.9% price rise in one  month.  

9.7% year-on-year rise in housing prices in Armenia`s regions by Dec.  2021 
6.3% rise in real estate prices in Armenia`s capital this Oct


ArmInfo. By November 1, 2021, the Armenian banks' client based reached 2,336,263 - 121,947 (3.8%) clients more than the previous year. 

ArmInfo. In Armenia in January-November 2021, 33,587 children were born, which is 0.7% higher than a year ago, and in a two-year context, the growth was  1.9%. According to the RA Statistical Committee, the birth rate per  1000 inhabitants at the end of the reporting period amounted to 12.4  ppm, against 12.3 ppm in 2020 and 12.2 ppm in 2019.



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