Vache Terteryan: Armenia is interested in localizing alternative  energy sourcesVache Terteryan: Armenia is interested in localizing alternative  energy sources
Possible disputes over the construction project of a new thermal unit  in Yerevan will be resolved in the International Chamber of CommercePossible disputes over the construction project of a new thermal unit  in Yerevan will be resolved in the International Chamber of Commerce
Chinese company interested in setting up basalt fiber manufacturing  enterprise in ArmeniaChinese company interested in setting up basalt fiber manufacturing  enterprise in Armenia
In 2019-2023 In 2019-2023 "ML MINING" LLC invests in development of production of  4 billion drams
Karen Yeghiazaryan has been appointed as Chairman of Management Board  of EvocabankKaren Yeghiazaryan has been appointed as Chairman of Management Board  of Evocabank
Babken Tunyan: The PABSEC platform is needed for communication; one  should not underestimate or overestimate it.Babken Tunyan: The PABSEC platform is needed for communication; one  should not underestimate or overestimate it.
"Haypost" and "Energoimpex" companies will remain in ownership of  Armenian state
At initiative of EC, a working meeting was held at Ministry of  Economy of RA regarding use of EU Taiex and Twining tools by public  sectorAt initiative of EC, a working meeting was held at Ministry of  Economy of RA regarding use of EU Taiex and Twining tools by public  sector
19th International Specialized Exhibition 19th International Specialized Exhibition "FOOD & DRINKS EXPO 2019"  will be held in Yerevan
Armenia approved a protocol on cooperation of EAEU countries with  Vietnam on  exchange of customs informationArmenia approved a protocol on cooperation of EAEU countries with  Vietnam on  exchange of customs information
7.4 billion drams out of an additional 62 billion dram in tax  revenues will be additionally allocated to the implementation of  programs in the field of road construction in Armenia7.4 billion drams out of an additional 62 billion dram in tax  revenues will be additionally allocated to the implementation of  programs in the field of road construction in Armenia
Park Group Company intends to implement in Yerevan a large investment  program worth 7.5 billion dramsPark Group Company intends to implement in Yerevan a large investment  program worth 7.5 billion drams
Armenian government to allocate 40 million drams to repair  Yerevan-Garni-Geghard roadArmenian government to allocate 40 million drams to repair  Yerevan-Garni-Geghard road
Jermuk Group Company invests AMD 363 million in production expansionJermuk Group Company invests AMD 363 million in production expansion
Minister assures: household appliances production plant in Armenia is  not a mythMinister assures: household appliances production plant in Armenia is  not a myth
Chinese business intends to invest $ 5 million in the production and  bottling of mineral waterChinese business intends to invest $ 5 million in the production and  bottling of mineral water
Four telecom operators in Armenia reduced tax payments to the state  treasury in I quarter of 2019 by 45.6% per annumFour telecom operators in Armenia reduced tax payments to the state  treasury in I quarter of 2019 by 45.6% per annum
EAEU is developing cooperation with the Pacific AllianceEAEU is developing cooperation with the Pacific Alliance
Gazprom Armenia continues to top the list of the largest taxpayersGazprom Armenia continues to top the list of the largest taxpayers
Armenian MFA: Polish companies are interested in the Armenian marketArmenian MFA: Polish companies are interested in the Armenian market
Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia  and the representative of the European Commission discussed EU  technical and budgetary assistance programsDeputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia  and the representative of the European Commission discussed EU  technical and budgetary assistance programs
Expert: Large investors do not yet see in Armenia countries with a  priority of developing green investmentsExpert: Large investors do not yet see in Armenia countries with a  priority of developing green investments
Italian bank Italian bank "Intesa" to conduct research in Armenia on the subject  of prospects for cooperation
<Sustainable Financing> Regional Forum started in Armenia  Regional Forum started in Armenia 
Nikol Pashinyan: State budget funds must be spent so that they  provide economic benefitsNikol Pashinyan: State budget funds must be spent so that they  provide economic benefits
EDB: Armenia remains the fastest growing economy of the EEUEDB: Armenia remains the fastest growing economy of the EEU
Armenia`s GDP grew in Q1 of 2019 by 7.1% per annum - up to $ 2.6  billionArmenia`s GDP grew in Q1 of 2019 by 7.1% per annum - up to $ 2.6  billion
The state duty on cement imported to Armenia will be reduced from 22  thousand drams to 14 thousand drams per tonThe state duty on cement imported to Armenia will be reduced from 22  thousand drams to 14 thousand drams per ton
Armenia attach great importance of presence of Austrian business in  ArmeniaArmenia attach great importance of presence of Austrian business in  Armenia
Regulatory courses launched in Armenia using procurement regulationsRegulatory courses launched in Armenia using procurement regulations

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Armenia`s GDP grew in Q1 of 2019 by 7.1% per annum - up to $ 2.6  billion

 Wednesday, May 22 2019 16:18:00
Armenia`s GDP grew in Q1 of 2019 by 7.1% per annum - up to $ 2.6  billion

ArmInfo. Armenia's GDP grew in the Q1 of 2019 by 7.1% per annum - to 1.2 trillion drams ($ 2.6 billion), against a higher growth in the Q1 of 2018 - by 9.7% per annum.   According to the data of the RA Statistical Committee, the GDP  deflator index in the Q1 of 2019 was 103.8%, against 104.3% in the Q1  of 2018.

Central Bank of Armenia: The volume of plastic transactions increased  by 22.5% per annum by April 2019, while the number of cards grew by  17.3%
 Monday, May 20 2019 16:44

ArmInfo. In Armenia, the number of plastic cards increased in the Q1 of 2019 compared to the same period of 2018 by 17.3% to 2.094 million pcs, against a growth of 14.9% a year earlier. At the same time, the y-o-y growth of the total volume  of plastic transactions slowed down to 22.5% in the Q1 of 2019 from  27.2% in the Q1 of 2018, making 495.2 billion drams. This is  evidenced by the data of the Central Bank of Armenia.

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Number of divorces in Armenia by April 2019 decreased by 16.7% per  annum, with growth of marriages by 5.6%
 Monday, May 20 2019 09:37

ArmInfo. In Armenia, in the Q1of 2019,  3.782 marriages were registered in the civil registry offices, the number of which increased by 5.6% compared to the same period of  2018. The data of the RA Statistical Committee testify to this.

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Birth rate in Armenia decreased by 3.1% per annum by April 2019
 Saturday, May 18 2019 17:04

ArmInfo. In Armenia in the Q1 of 2019   8.042 children were born, against 8.297 children in the same period last year. Thus, according to the data of the RA Statistical  Committee, the birth rate in the country on an annualized basis  decreased by 3.1%, and in a two-year cut - by 5.8%. The fertility  rate per 1.000 inhabitants in the Q1 was 11 ppm, against 11.3 ppm in  the Q1of 2018, 11.6 ppm - in the Q1 of 2017

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In the first quarter of 2019, Armenia increased the production of  alcoholic beverages with the exception of whiskey
 Saturday, May 18 2019 13:34

ArmInfo.In the first quarter of 2019, Armenia increased the production of brandy, wine and beer, champagne and vodka, while reducing the production of whiskey.   According to the data of the RA Statistical Committee, during the  reporting period 8.3 mln.l. brandy, which is more than a year ago by  31.2%.

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Negative migration balance of Armenia in Q1 of 2019 amounted to 1 218  people
 Friday, May 17 2019 18:16

ArmInfo. At the Q1 of 2019,  14,576 cases of population migration were recorded, which is more  than a year ago by 13.6%.

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Statistics: In the Q1 of 2019, the population of Armenia decreased by  3.2 thousand people
 Friday, May 17 2019 18:14

ArmInfo. By April 1, 2019, the population of Armenia amounted to 2.962 million people, having decreased from the beginning of the year by 0.1% or 3.2 thousand  people, and compared to the same period last year by 0.3% or 7.8  thousand people. The data of the RA Statistical Committee testify to  this.

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GDCA: In April 2019, passenger traffic at Armenian airports increased  by 2%, reaching 217.030 people
 Friday, May 10 2019 16:32

ArmInfo.In April of the current year the two airports of the Republic of Armenia served 217 030 people in total, thus exceeding the indicator of the same month of  2018 by 2%. This is stated in the message of the General Department  of Civil Aviation of Armenia (GDCA)

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Volume of overdue loans in Armenian banks for Q1 of 2019 increased by  4.3%
 Wednesday, May 8 2019 14:20

ArmInfo.The volume of overdue loans in Armenian banks increased by 4.3% in the Q1, and decreased by 2.8% in y-o-y terms (against a decline of 2% a year earlier),  amounting to 32 billion drams by April 1, 2019. According to the data  of the Central Bank of Armenia, published in the report of the RA  Statistics Committee, the volume of prolonged loans increased by  12.9% over the Q1, with y-o-y growth of 0.9%, making 99.4 billion  drams.

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Deposits in Armenian banks increased by 12.7% per annum by April 2019
 Wednesday, May 8 2019 14:19

ArmInfo.The volume of deposits attracted by Armenian banks in y- o-y terms increased by 12.7% reaching 2.979 trillion drams by April 1, 2019. For the Q1 of this  year the volume of deposits grew insignificantly - only by 0.7%.

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In Q1, 2019 growth in the service sector accelerated y-o-y to 17.3%
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 18:18

ArmInfo. In Armenia, the service sector increased volumes in the first quarter of this year by 17.3% per annum - up to 421.6 billion drams ($ 865.3 million), against  16.5% growth a year earlier. According to the data of the RA  Statistical Committee, in March 2019 alone the volume of services  provided amounted to 153.1 billion drams (over $ 314.3 million),  having increased over the month by 10.8%.

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By April 2019, the trade sector of Armenia slowed growth to 10.1% per  annum
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 17:16

ArmInfo. In the Q1 of 2019, the Armenian trade sector slowed y-o-y growth to 10.1% from 12.9% in the same period of 2018, making 651.7 billion drams ($ 1.3 billion). The  dynamics was due to a slowdown in the growth of wholesale trade and a  reversal in the dynamics of car trade from a rise to a decline, in  parallel with which the upward trend of retail trade accelerated.  According to the RA Statistics Committee, in March 2019 alone, trade  turnover in Armenia increased by 6.7% to 239.6 billion drams ($ 491.6  million).

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In Armenia in Q1 of 2019 operating revenue in communication sector  accelerated growth
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 15:28

ArmInfo. In Armenia in the Q1 of 2019 operating revenue in communication sector amounted to 35.2 billion drams ($ 72.3 million), having increased by 2.3% per year,  against 2% growth a year earlier. According to the RA Statistical  Committee, the lion's share was provided by the telecommunications  sector - 91% or 32 billion drams, with y-o-y decline of 1.7%.

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Volume of freight in Armenia in Q1 of 2019 decreased by 60.3%, with a  decline in passenger traffic - by 0.5%
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 15:17

ArmInfo.The volume of freight in Armenia in Q1 of 2019 to the same period of the previous year decreased by 60.3% - to 2.854.4 thousand tons, against a growth of  18.8% a year earlier. Of these, 1.673.1 thousand tons (58.6% of the  total volume) accounted for road transport, which decreased  significantly (by 72.2%) against an increase of 24% a year earlier.  This is stated in the report of the RA Statistical committee.

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Decline in Armenia`s metallurgy industry accelerated in Q1 of 2019 
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 15:15

ArmInfo.The metallurgical industry of Armenia in the first quarter of 2019 to the same period of 2018 reduced production by 15.4%, against a decline of 13.9% a  year earlier.  According to the Statistics Committee of the Republic  of Armenia, in the reporting period, ferromolybdenum production in  Armenia decreased by 0.4% compared to the same period of the previous  year (against a decrease of 8.5% a year earlier), making 1,702 tons.  In March alone 661 tons of ferromolybdenum were produced, which is  19.1% more than the February volume.

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Armenia`s industrial sector in I quarter of 2019 slowed annual growth  to 2%
 Monday, May 6 2019 18:20

ArmInfo. Industrial sector of Armenia in the first quarter of 2019 slowed annual growth to 2% from 8.2% a year earlier, providing a volume of 423.8 billion drams ($  869.8 million). In March alone, the industry demonstrated growth in  volume by 16.1% to 160.9 billion drams ($ 330 million). According to  the Statistics Committee of the Republic of Armenia, the dynamics of  the industrial sector are due to the decline in the volume of the  mining sector and the slowdown in the growth rate of the  manufacturing industry.

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In Q1 of 2019, production at "Armenal" foil rolling plant in Yerevan  decreased by 15.1%
 Monday, May 6 2019 15:25

ArmInfo. In the Q1 of 2019, production at Armenal foil-rolling plant in Yerevan, which is part of RUSAL, decreased by 15.1%. This is stated in the message of "RUSAL",  announced the operating results of January-March this year.

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In Armenia, growth of economic activity in Q1 of 2019 slowed down  from 10.6% to 6.5%
 Monday, May 6 2019 15:25

ArmInfo. In Armenia, economic activity in Q1 of 2019 compared with Q1 of 2018 increased by 6.5%. According to the final data of the RA Statistical Committee, the  growth sector was the service sector - 17.3%, the construction sector  - 10.8% and the trade sector - 10.1%, against which growth of the  industrial sector looked too modest - 2%, and the agricultural sector  and energy complex showed a decline of 0.2% and 14%, respectively. In  comparison with last year's pace, growth was accelerated in the  service sector, growth slowed down in trade, construction, and the  industrial sector, while the agricultural sector and the energy  complex shifted from growth to recession.

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Y-O-Y inflation in Armenia consumed 2.2% in April 2019, and only 2.5%  in January-April
 Monday, May 6 2019 14:41

ArmInfo.In the consumer market of Armenia in January-April 2019, inflation was recorded at 2.5%, against 2.1% inflation in the same period of 2018. According to the  RA Statistics Committee, this was triggered by a rise in prices for  food products (including alcohol and cigarettes) by 5.1% (versus 3% a  year earlier), non-food products - by 0.4% (versus 2.2% a year  earlier) and tariffs for services - by 0.3% (against 1% a year  earlier).

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Negative balance of foreign trade of Armenia increased in the first  quarter of 2019 by 5.2% per annum
 Friday, April 26 2019 20:42

ArmInfo.The decline in imports against the background of a more significant reduction in exports slowed sharply the growth of the negative balance of Armenia's  foreign trade turnover in the first quarter of 2019 to 5.2% from  43.5% a year earlier.

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In Armenia, the growth of economic activity in the first quarter of  2019 slowed down from 10.6% to 6.5%
 Friday, April 26 2019 20:30

ArmInfo.In Armenia, the economic activity in January-March 2019 compared with January-March 2018 increased by 6.5%. According to preliminary data of the RA  Statistical Committee, the growth sector was made up by the service  sector - 17.3%, the construction sector - 10.8% and the trade sector  - 10.1%, against which growth of the industrial sector looked too  modest - 2%, and the agricultural sector and energy complex showed a  decline of 0.2% and 14%, respectively. In comparison with last year's  pace, growth was accelerated in the service sector, growth slowed  down in trade, construction, and the industrial sector, while the  agricultural sector and the energy complex shifted from growth to  recession.A year earlier, in January-March 2018, by January-March  2017, economic activity increased by 10.6%, amid growing exports by  34.4% and imports by 39%. 

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Experts
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
Rouben Indjikian: Everyone should follow the established unified and fair rules of the gameRouben Indjikian: Everyone should follow the established unified and fair rules of the game
Mher Arakelyan:  Armenia`s payment business has great prospectsMher Arakelyan:  Armenia`s payment business has great prospects
Rating-Agentur Expert RA GmbH and AmRating issued an industry report  on Armenia`s banking systemRating-Agentur Expert RA GmbH and AmRating issued an industry report on Armenia`s banking system
Igor Nazaruk: Each planted sprout has the right to a successful prospect if it is cherished and taken care ofIgor Nazaruk: Each planted sprout has the right to a successful prospect if it is cherished and taken care of
Ara Khzmalyan: Armenia is comfortable to Russian touristAra Khzmalyan: Armenia is comfortable to Russian tourist
The Armenian delegation to the US followed the advice of President TrumpThe Armenian delegation to the US followed the advice of President Trump
Outflow of population and passivity of the Diaspora pushes property prices downOutflow of population and passivity of the Diaspora pushes property prices down
Finombudsman: Amendments to the Civil Code on the imposition of fines and penalties will reduce the number of outstanding loans and  non-creditworthy consumersFinombudsman: Amendments to the Civil Code on the imposition of fines and penalties will reduce the number of outstanding loans and non-creditworthy consumers
Vahan Shakaryan: If we promote Armenia, the promotion of economic sectors will not be a run with obstacles, but a light run for short distancesVahan Shakaryan: If we promote Armenia, the promotion of economic sectors will not be a run with obstacles, but a light run for short distances
Gagik Aghajanyan: There is no need to look for alternatives - it is necessary to work and develop actual   directionsGagik Aghajanyan: There is no need to look for alternatives - it is necessary to work and develop actual   directions

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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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USD

Цена откр.

482,00

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482,00

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482,00

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482,00

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482,00

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ArmInfo IC: In Armenia,  CMTPL loss ratio increased up to 64.5% in Q1  2019ArmInfo IC: In Armenia,  CMTPL loss ratio increased up to 64.5% in Q1  2019
Overdue loans accelerate growth in banking system of ArmeniaOverdue loans accelerate growth in banking system of Armenia
RA Prime Minister: European Union is not ready to finance 100% of  development programs implementation in ArmeniaRA Prime Minister: European Union is not ready to finance 100% of  development programs implementation in Armenia
T.Avinyan: The Government is open for cooperation and encourages  active dialogue and interaction in all areas T.Avinyan: The Government is open for cooperation and encourages  active dialogue and interaction in all areas 
Agreement on construction of a new unit with combined gas cycle  signed in YerevanAgreement on construction of a new unit with combined gas cycle  signed in Yerevan
Veolia Jur: Regulatory charges are false and unfoundedVeolia Jur: Regulatory charges are false and unfounded
Armenian Prime Minister: We are gaining momentum for economic takeoffArmenian Prime Minister: We are gaining momentum for economic takeoff
Through the mobile banking application of Ardshinbank you can get a  loan in seconds.Through the mobile banking application of Ardshinbank you can get a  loan in seconds.
By the end of 2018, By the end of 2018, "Galburdjian Group" will launch the production of  sesame oil in Armenia
Expert: Armenia has a problem with effective use of water resources,  rather than small hydropower stationsExpert: Armenia has a problem with effective use of water resources,  rather than small hydropower stations
Investment forum Investment forum "Energy Week 2018" to be held in Armenia
Expert: It is necessary to start implementing the program for the  construction of a new nuclear unitExpert: It is necessary to start implementing the program for the  construction of a new nuclear unit
The Armenian government suggests raising the minimum pension by 60%The Armenian government suggests raising the minimum pension by 60%
The updated feasibility study of construction project of electricity transmission line Armenia- Georgia will be ready by the end of the year - the Ministry of EnergyThe updated feasibility study of construction project of electricity transmission line Armenia- Georgia will be ready by the end of the year - the Ministry of Energy
Eurasian Development Bank wishes to expand its activities in ArmeniaEurasian Development Bank wishes to expand its activities in Armenia
$ 100 million to be invested in repatriation project Build Armenia$ 100 million to be invested in repatriation project Build Armenia
FRV: Armenia`s growing desire to increase renewable energy sources is  a decisive factorFRV: Armenia`s growing desire to increase renewable energy sources is a decisive factor
Suren Papikyan: It`s safe now to do business in Armenia, assures  Armenian MinisterSuren Papikyan: It`s safe now to do business in Armenia, assures  Armenian Minister
Armenian state debt started reducing up to $6.7 bln to June 1 2018Armenian state debt started reducing up to $6.7 bln to June 1 2018
Minister: Implementation of program on liberalization of the electric  power complex of Armenia will be completed within the next two yearsMinister: Implementation of program on liberalization of the electric  power complex of Armenia will be completed within the next two years
Nikol Pashinyan: In a number of cases after paying fines and  penalties the borrowers will be allowed to take new loan Nikol Pashinyan: In a number of cases after paying fines and  penalties the borrowers will be allowed to take new loan 
German bank KFW urges Armenia to build power line in the direction to  GeorgiaGerman bank KFW urges Armenia to build power line in the direction to  Georgia
Anna Chobanyan-one of most likely candidates for new Head of General  Department of Civil Aviation Anna Chobanyan-one of most likely candidates for new Head of General  Department of Civil Aviation 
IFAD confirms its readiness to develop and implement new joint programs with Armenia`s Agriculture MinistryIFAD confirms its readiness to develop and implement new joint programs with Armenia`s Agriculture Ministry
Rosselkhoznadzor asks not politicize the issue of deliveries of tomatoes from Armenia to RussiaRosselkhoznadzor asks not politicize the issue of deliveries of tomatoes from Armenia to Russia