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Ardshinbank December 16 will begin the initial placement of dollar  bonds in the amount of $ 5 millionArdshinbank December 16 will begin the initial placement of dollar  bonds in the amount of $ 5 million
Armenian State Control Service revealed violations of 2 billion 103  million 988 drams at <Jrar> CJSCArmenian State Control Service revealed violations of 2 billion 103  million 988 drams at CJSC
SRC of Armenia: Starting January 1, 2020, the  cost of duty-free  import of goods will be reduced SRC of Armenia: Starting January 1, 2020, the cost of duty-free  import of goods will be reduced 
AmRating: Increasing toxicity of consumer loans will push banks to  not put all their eggs in one basketAmRating: Increasing toxicity of consumer loans will push banks to  not put all their eggs in one basket
ANPP scheduled stop scheduled for May 15ANPP scheduled stop scheduled for May 15
Vice Prime Minister: Armenia`s cooperation with ADB is complex and  multifacetedVice Prime Minister: Armenia`s cooperation with ADB is complex and  multifaceted
Too big to innovate?  The secrets to innovating at a big corporateToo big to innovate? The secrets to innovating at a big corporate
Central Bank of Armenia keeps refinancing rate at 5.5%Central Bank of Armenia keeps refinancing rate at 5.5%
Starting from the new year in Armenia there will be no concessions  for the non-issue of cash receiptsStarting from the new year in Armenia there will be no concessions  for the non-issue of cash receipts
Papikyan: Concern of our neighbors, calling into question the safety  of the ANPP, is groundlessPapikyan: Concern of our neighbors, calling into question the safety  of the ANPP, is groundless
Armenian Prime Minister calls on heads of state departments to  observe budgetary disciplineArmenian Prime Minister calls on heads of state departments to  observe budgetary discipline
Minister: Iran-Armenia 400-kilovolt power transmission line to be  completed before the end of the yearMinister: Iran-Armenia 400-kilovolt power transmission line to be  completed before the end of the year
Over a year and a half in Armenia, more than 80 thousand new jobs  were created or removed from the shadow - Prime MinisterOver a year and a half in Armenia, more than 80 thousand new jobs  were created or removed from the shadow - Prime Minister
Armenian Finance Minister and IMF Head of Armenian Mission touch on  prospects for expanding cooperationArmenian Finance Minister and IMF Head of Armenian Mission touch on  prospects for expanding cooperation
Beeline and Startup Armenia Foundation Launch ‘Startup Club’ Initiative (video)Beeline and Startup Armenia Foundation Launch ‘Startup Club’ Initiative (video)
Pashinyan: Over a year and a half, the Armenian government returned  to business working capital in the amount of $ 377mln Pashinyan: Over a year and a half, the Armenian government returned  to business working capital in the amount of $ 377mln 
Forecast: Armenia may face electricity isolationForecast: Armenia may face electricity isolation
Famous PAUL French cafe chain will be presented in ArmeniaFamous PAUL French cafe chain will be presented in Armenia
Armenia`s Parliament ratified the protocol on the exchange of  information between the customs structures of the EAEU countries and  VietnamArmenia`s Parliament ratified the protocol on the exchange of  information between the customs structures of the EAEU countries and  Vietnam
Prospects for the construction of a smelter discussed in ArmeniaProspects for the construction of a smelter discussed in Armenia
Armenia`s unclaimed balance under international credit agreements  amounts to $ 1.43 bln Armenia`s unclaimed balance under international credit agreements  amounts to $ 1.43 bln 
Payments of 1 thsd USD and a monthly allowance: MP`s proposal to  overcome demographic crisis in border villages Payments of 1 thsd USD and a monthly allowance: MP`s proposal to  overcome demographic crisis in border villages 
Armenian public debt to reach $ 7.6 billion or 51.2% of GDPArmenian public debt to reach $ 7.6 billion or 51.2% of GDP
Chocolate labeled Chocolate labeled "Made in Armenia" is exported to the markets of the  EAEU, Ukraine, France, the USA, Israel, Estonia, China and other  countries.
Azimut Airline starts servicing Sochi - Yerevan route from December  26Azimut Airline starts servicing Sochi - Yerevan route from December  26
Armenian Parliament agreed to apply exemptions in the form of an Armenian Parliament agreed to apply exemptions in the form of an "air  tax" exception
Due to the low level of feasibility of targeted credit programs at  the end of 2019, the level of the state debt of Armenia will be lower  than the mark set in the state budgetDue to the low level of feasibility of targeted credit programs at  the end of 2019, the level of the state debt of Armenia will be lower  than the mark set in the state budget
Armenian Finance Minister : Tax incentive is not the most effective  tool to stimulate the economy. Armenian Finance Minister : Tax incentive is not the most effective  tool to stimulate the economy. 
Analysts Opinion on Central Bank Report Analysts Opinion on Central Bank Report 
Loan agreements expected to be signed at meeting of German-Armenian  Fund Observer CouncilLoan agreements expected to be signed at meeting of German-Armenian  Fund Observer Council


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AmRating: Increasing toxicity of consumer loans will push banks to  not put all their eggs in one basket

 Tuesday, December 10 2019
AmRating: Increasing toxicity of consumer loans will push banks to  not put all their eggs in one basket

ArmInfo. By November 2019, the banking system of Armenia even more accelerated the annual growth in retail lending - up to 36.3%, which was largely due to the high  activity of consumer lending, including mortgages, whose share  reached 27.5%, thanks to an increase of almost 40 % According to the  Central Bank of Armenia, from 2018 to November, the current growth  rate of consumer lending from 11.1% jumped to 30.9%.


Economy

Armenian State Control Service revealed violations of 2 billion 103  million 988 drams at CJSC

ArmInfo. The State Control Service under the Prime Minister of Armenia, during inspections at Jrar, which is part of the Water Committee of the Ministry of  Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, revealed violations  and omissions amounting to 2 billion 103 million 988 drams.

SRC of Armenia: Starting January 1, 2020, the cost of duty-free  import of goods will be reduced 

ArmInfo.Starting from 2020, the maximum cost and weight of goods for duty-free import from countries that are not members of the EAEU will be reduced, the press  service of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) of Armenia reports.

Starting from the new year in Armenia there will be no concessions  for the non-issue of cash receipts
Armenian Prime Minister calls on heads of state departments to  observe budgetary discipline

Finance and banks

Ardshinbank December 16 will begin the initial placement of dollar  bonds in the amount of $ 5 million

ArmInfo. Ardshinbank December 16 this year will begin the initial placement of non-documentary coupon dollar bonds in the amount of $ 5 million. As evidenced by the  emission prospectus posted on December 11 on the Central Bank's  website, 50 thousand bonds with a par value of $ 100 each, with a  coupon yield of 5.25% and a periodicity of payment of times are  provided to the quarter. The maturity date of the bonds of this issue  is dated March 16, 2022.

Vice Prime Minister: Armenia`s cooperation with ADB is complex and  multifaceted

ArmInfo. The cooperation of Armenia with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is complex and multifaceted. This was announced on December 10 by Deputy Prime  Minister Mher Grigoryan during a meeting with the newly appointed  director of the ADB Armenian office Paulo Spantigati.

Too big to innovate? The secrets to innovating at a big corporate
Central Bank of Armenia keeps refinancing rate at 5.5%

Insurance

Minister of Healthcare calls on working citizens to refrain from the  approaches of "wild capitalism" and not scrimp on the treatment of  fellow citizens

ArmInfo.The Minister of  Healthcare of Armenia Arsen Torosyan, the initiator of the "health tax" today decided to talk again with his, as he put it in,  "followers", so that he could "direct discussions on the  implementation of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the right  direction".

Armenia`s Universal Health Coverage takes from the rich and gives to  the poor: initiator of "health tax" clarifies

ArmInfo. The healthcare sector of Armenia needs additional resources in the amount of 150 billion drams and there is no alternative to the introduction of a new type  of payroll tax. This was stated by the initiator of the "health tax",  the Minister of Healthcare of Armenia Arsen Torosyan during a live  broadcast on his Facebook page.

Y-o-y growth in insurance claims for CMTPL and medical insurance  slows down
Net profit of Armenian insurance companies grew 3-fold in 9 months of  2019
Energy

ANPP scheduled stop scheduled for May 15

ArmInfo. The stop of the second power unit of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant for scheduled preventive repairs is scheduled for May 15, 2020 and will last 65  days.  Hakob Vardanyan, Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration  and Infrastructures, told reporters about this on November 10 during  a visit to the ANPP.

Papikyan: Concern of our neighbors, calling into question the safety  of the ANPP, is groundless

ArmInfo. "The concerns of our neighbors, who question the safety of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP), are unfounded," RA Minister of Territorial  Administration and Infrastructure Suren Papikyan told reporters on  December 10 during a visit to the ANPP, commenting on Azerbaijan's  demand to close the ANPP during the Euronest meeting " "Our NPP  operates in accordance with all international standards. All measures  taken to improve safety were highly appreciated by international  structures.

Minister: Iran-Armenia 400-kilovolt power transmission line to be  completed before the end of the year
Deputy Prime Minister: Solar energy is an essential component of  environmental protection

Technology

Beeline and Startup Armenia Foundation Launch ‘Startup Club’ Initiative (video)

ArmInfo. Beeline Armenia and Startup Armenia Foundation announce the launch of the project ‘Startup Club’.  

Takeo Kanade: High technologies have a great future in Armenia

ArmInfo. High technologies have a great future in Armenia.  Japanese scientist, professor at the Carnegie Mellon University of the United States Takeo Kanade, who on  the eve became the winner of the state award of Armenia Global IT  Award - 2019, said this during a meeting with  President of the  Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian.

Armenian Enterprise Incubator Foundation launches application against  gender violence 
Official launch of "RINArmenia" project launched in Yerevan

Real estate

Armenian citizens make money and get rid of the burden of mortgage  loans ahead of schedule - Pashinyan

ArmInfo. In September 2019,  compared to September last year, the number of mortgage loans in  Armenia increased by 23.3%, or by 7261 mortgage loans. The Prime  Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan wrote about this on his Facebook  page.

Cadastral value of expensive real estate in Armenia may increase  eight fold

ArmInfo. The cadastral value of  luxury expensive real estate in Armenia can increase eight fold. This  was stated during the discussion of the draft law "On Establishing  the Procedure for Calculation of the Cadastre Approximate to the  Market Value of Real Estate for the Taxation of Real Estate" on  September 11, head of the Real Estate Cadastre Committee of Armenia  Sarhat Petrosyan. Thus, with the adoption of the law, the tax on  particularly expensive real estate will increase significantly.

Apartment prices in the regions of Armenia increased by 4.1% in the  first half of 2019
Property tax in Armenia will increase significantly from 2021

Statistics

In Armenia, the growth of economic activity accelerated over 10  months of 2019 to 7.1%

ArmInfo. In Armenia, the growth of economic activity in January-October 2019 accelerated to 7.1% from 6% for 10 months of 2018, and the main drivers were the  services sector, trade and the industrial sector. According to the  final data of the Statistical Committee of the Republic of Armenia,  only in October 2019 a 4.7% decline was recorded with an annual  growth of 7.7%, while in 2018 the October decline was 5% with an  annual growth of 3%.

In Jan-Nov 2019, Armenia`s consumer market recorded a deflation of  0.5% with y-o-y inflation of 1.5%

ArmInfo. In November 2019, 1.1% inflation was recorded in the consumer market of Armenia, caused by the rise in price of food products by 2.3%, non-food products - by  0.2%, with the same tariffs for services. In the capital, consumer  prices rose 1.1% in November. In January-November 2019, deflation of  0.5% was due to a decrease in the price of food products by 2.4%,  with a rise in price of non-food products by 1.4% and an increase in  tariffs for services by 0.9%.



Exchange rates
10.12.2019
RUB7.520.03
USD478.020.05
EUR529.500.63
GBP628.980.07
CAD361.040.66
JPY44.02-0.03
CNY67.900.01
CHF484.661.91


Experts
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Mining Industry as a Fanciful Game of Cats-and-MiceMining Industry as a Fanciful Game of Cats-and-Mice
Tigran Khachatryan: Attracting several transnational investors to  Armenia will allow the country to start playing for high stakesTigran Khachatryan: Attracting several transnational investors to  Armenia will allow the country to start playing for high stakes
During the first 5 years, the agricultural insurance market in Armenia will operate at a lossDuring the first 5 years, the agricultural insurance market in Armenia will operate at a loss
Artak Kamalyan: Education is the key to success. Everything else is of secondary importanceArtak Kamalyan: Education is the key to success. Everything else is of secondary importance
Head of PSRC: Whatever the agreement, the domestic tariff is  dependent on the price at the borderHead of PSRC: Whatever the agreement, the domestic tariff is  dependent on the price at the border
IMF: Armenia needs to achieve sustainable inclusive growthIMF: Armenia needs to achieve sustainable inclusive growth
Artur Atoyan: Problems of fish farmers are solved by the communist  method, that is, they are not solved at allArtur Atoyan: Problems of fish farmers are solved by the communist  method, that is, they are not solved at all
HSBC Bank Armenia digitalizes cooperation with retail clients HSBC Bank Armenia digitalizes cooperation with retail clients 
AmRating agency in cooperation with European Rating-Agentur Expert RA  GmbH has issued regular research on Armenia`s banking systemAmRating agency in cooperation with European Rating-Agentur Expert RA  GmbH has issued regular research on Armenia`s banking system
Yulia Ustyugova: Armenia can get access to IMF “insurance line”Yulia Ustyugova: Armenia can get access to IMF “insurance line”
Armand Arton: The question whether citizenship should be granted in  return for investments is rather rhetoricalArmand Arton: The question whether citizenship should be granted in  return for investments is rather rhetorical
Former head of the Ministry of Finance: <Confrontation> with Lydian may cost much to ArmeniaFormer head of the Ministry of Finance: with Lydian may cost much to Armenia
Vardan Aramyan: It will be unreasonable if the government goes to revise the allowable national debt ceiling in GDPVardan Aramyan: It will be unreasonable if the government goes to revise the allowable national debt ceiling in GDP
HSBC Bank Armenia increases efficiency and focuses on digital servicesHSBC Bank Armenia increases efficiency and focuses on digital services
Bulgarian Minister: The level of Armenian-Bulgarian economic  cooperation is still unsatisfactoryBulgarian Minister: The level of Armenian-Bulgarian economic  cooperation is still unsatisfactory
Expert: Recruitment market in Armenia from the point of view of  supply and demand is sleepingExpert: Recruitment market in Armenia from the point of view of  supply and demand is sleeping
Expert: Despite the adequacy of Armenian banks` capitals, the  opportunities for its optimal use are severely limitedExpert: Despite the adequacy of Armenian banks` capitals, the  opportunities for its optimal use are severely limited
Association of Organic Agriculture is being created in ArmeniaAssociation of Organic Agriculture is being created in Armenia
Pailak Tadevosyan: Governments change in Armenia, but taxation  approaches do not changePailak Tadevosyan: Governments change in Armenia, but taxation  approaches do not change

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Government Bonds

Issue volume

10 billion

Volume of T-bills for placement

200 million

Volume of submitted competitive applications

200 million

Volume of satisfied bids

200 million

Yield at cut-off price

 5.8314%

Maximum yield

 5.8314%

Мinimum yield

 5.8314%

Weighted average yield

 5.8314%

Number of participants

2

The maturity date of T-bills

03.02.2020

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СПРОС (Покупка)

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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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