ArmInfo. For the period from January 1, 2021 to April 1, in comparison with the same period last year, the number of trade organizations - residents of the Republic of Armenia, individual entrepreneurs (IE) and non-IE individuals, operating in the micro-entrepreneurship system, increased by 18%.
ArmInfo.The volume of total foreign investment (all types and forms of investment - Ed.) in the real sector of the Armenian economy in January-December 2020 compared to the same period in 2019 decreased by 39% (against 19% growth a year earlier), amounting to $1.8 billion in 2020. The share of FDI in total foreign investment in January-December 2020 accounted for 26% (against 20% a year earlier) or $466 million, which is lower than in 2019 by 21% (against a 2% decline a year earlier). This is evidenced by the data of the RA State Committee.
ArmInfo.The spring holidays are at full swing in Converse Bank. The Bank, in cooperation with its commercial retail partner Hermitage, comes up with a new surprise.
ArmInfo. Today Evocabank’s representatives rang AMX’s opening bell in celebration of the first listing of bonds on the Exchange platform.
ArmInfo. In February 2021, 1,800 agreements between farmers and insurance companies were concluded in Armenia within the framework of the agricultural insurance program, while for the whole of 2020 their number was 1,500, Head of the Department for Development of Agricultural Programs of the RA Ministry of Economy Ira Panosyan said.
ArmInfo.The list of 1000 largest taxpayers in Armenia at the end of 2020 included 5 insurance companies out of 6 operating in the country, while a year earlier there were only 3 in this list.
ArmInfo. Under a short-term contract signed with the Russian company Gazprom Export, it is planned to transport about 150 million cubic meters of Russian gas through the territory of Azerbaijan to Georgia.
ArmInfo.Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel and a leading global developer of renewable energy projects, has closed the financing agreement for the development of the largest utility-scale solar power plant in Armenia.
ArmInfo. Telecom Armenia (TM Beeline) together with the Armenian office of the British Council and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports have summed up the results of the pilot project "Coding Skills: Linking the Present and the Future".
ArmInfo.Armenia and Iraq are considering cooperation opportunities in the field of military-industrial complex and high technology. This was aware of this on the basis of the meeting of the Minister of High-tech Industry of Armenia Achopa Arshakyan and Iraqi Minister of Defense Jumaa Anad Saadoun.
ArmInfo. In 2020, of the total number of real estate transactions in Armenia, the lion's share (68%) falls on the country's regions. According to the data of the State Committee of the Real Estate Cadastre of the Republic of Armenia, according to the results of the past year, 107,771 real estate transactions were made in the regions, which is 11.8% less than the indicator of a year ago.
ArmInfo. In 2020, a total of 158 659 real estate transactions were carried out in Armenia, which is 14.7% less than a year ago.
ArmInfo.In 2020, the unemployment rate in Armenia fell to 16% from 17.1% in 2019. This is evidenced by the data of the RA Statistical Committee.
ArmInfo.Armenia's foreign trade turnover in January-February 2021 amounted to $ 925.4 million, falling by 12.2% per annum. According to the final data of the Statistical Committee of the Republic of Armenia, this was accompanied by a more noticeable drop in import volumes - by 15.8% to $ 571 million, than exports - by 5.5% to $ 354.4 million.