ArmInfo. In Armenia, the minimum wage will be increased up to 68 thousand drams. Amendments to the Laws "On the Minimum Wage" and "On Remuneration of Persons Holding Public Positions" were adopted at the meeting of the RA National Assembly on November 19 in the second and final reading.
ArmInfo. At the Gyumri customs point of the center of foreign economic activity of the North service, the process of customs clearance of imported cars has begun. This was reported by the press service of the State Revenue Committee of the Republic of Armenia. According to the source, currently 12 inspectors work in the service center, and about 100 cars have already been serviced.
ArmInfo. After the Arzni mineral water plant was transferred to IDBank, all steps related to this transaction, including the conclusion of an agreement on the alienation of this real estate to Tarmak, were discussed for several months with the participation of Gevorg Afandyan. This was stated at a press conference on November 18 by the chairman of IDBank's Board Mher Abrahamyan.
ArmInfo. IDBank customers will not suffer as a result of a lawsuit initiated against the bank by entrepreneur Gevorg Afandyan. This was announced on November 18 at a press conference by the chairman of IDBank's Board, Mher Abrahamyan, in response to a concern expressed by customers about the rumors that the bank is going bankrupt.
ArmInfo. For 9 months of 2019, the Armenian insurers reimbursed 18.2 billion drams or $ 38.2 million in various classes (the figures are given from the reports of Insurance Companies portfolios according to the standards of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia). In y-o-y terms, reimbursements of insurers increased by 9.9%, against growth by 37.9% a year earlier.
ArmInfo. The total net profit of Armenian insurance companies for 9 months of 2019 compared to the same period a year ago increased 3-fold (against a decline of 77.4% a year earlier), exceeding 1.1 billion drams or $ 2.4 million.
ArmInfo.On November 19, Yerevan hosted the presentation of the plan for the development of the Armenian energy system for 2020 - 2036 with minimal cost. The document was developed jointly with USAID as part of a program to liberalize and trade electricity. Presenting the project, Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Vardanyan noted that the document presents ways to provide reliable and stable energy supply at the most affordable prices for consumers, to realize the potential of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
ArmInfo. The Armenian government does not exclude the possibility of providing a budget loan to the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) to fill the shortage of financial resources. On November 13, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Armenia Atom Janjughazyan stated this from the rostrum of the Republic of Armenia, answering the question of MP of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia from the Prosperous Armenia faction Mikayel Melkumyan about the deficit of 6 billion drams needed for the implementation of the program for the modernization of the second power unit of the ANPP.
ArmInfo.Beeline Armenia has launched COMBO 4 Special services bundle. According to the press service of company for the monthly fee of AMD 4000 subscribers receive fixed 100MB/s internet, 50 BeeTV channels, a new mobile number with the code "033", 5GB mobile internet, 50 minutes of free calls to other mobile networks, unlimited calls to Beeline numbers and 180 minutes of free calls to landline Beeline numbers.
ArmInfo. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultative meeting on the digital agenda of the Republic of Armenia and the vision for its implementation.
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.
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.