Minister: Until the end of 2019, Armenia may come close to the  inflation target of 4% (+ 1.5%)Minister: Until the end of 2019, Armenia may come close to the  inflation target of 4% (+ 1.5%)
Armenia strongly encourages tourism from the Middle Kingdom -  Implementation of UnionPay payment system is just around the cornerArmenia strongly encourages tourism from the Middle Kingdom -  Implementation of UnionPay payment system is just around the corner
Minister of Economy: According to the results of 2019, export from  Armenia will grow by about 7%.Minister of Economy: According to the results of 2019, export from  Armenia will grow by about 7%.
ID Bank redeemed its 5th tranche of USD bonds in the volume of $5mlnID Bank redeemed its 5th tranche of USD bonds in the volume of $5mln
Expert: The draft state budget of Armenia for 2020 does not create  the prerequisites for the implementation of the economic revolutionExpert: The draft state budget of Armenia for 2020 does not create  the prerequisites for the implementation of the economic revolution
Nikol Pashinyan: Double-digit growth of tourism sector will continue  in Armenia in 2020Nikol Pashinyan: Double-digit growth of tourism sector will continue  in Armenia in 2020
Economist: Underfulfillment of capital expenditures by the state  threatens economic recovery as early as in 2020-2021Economist: Underfulfillment of capital expenditures by the state  threatens economic recovery as early as in 2020-2021
Pashinyan:  Armenia will close the 2019 with economic growth within  7%, against 4.9% budgeted  Pashinyan:  Armenia will close the 2019 with economic growth within  7%, against 4.9% budgeted  
Three programs to increase the birth rate will be launched in Armenia  starting from 2020Three programs to increase the birth rate will be launched in Armenia  starting from 2020
Grape procurement process completed in Tavush region of ArmeniaGrape procurement process completed in Tavush region of Armenia
Deputy Foreign Minister of Chile: High-level cooperation with Armenia  in the economic sector is a necessityDeputy Foreign Minister of Chile: High-level cooperation with Armenia  in the economic sector is a necessity
Result exceeded expectations! Arshaluys Margaryan tells how Armenian financial authorities promoted Armenian Eurobonds in international marketsResult exceeded expectations! Arshaluys Margaryan tells how Armenian financial authorities promoted Armenian Eurobonds in international markets
Schneider Group Company proposes to hold a Schneider Group Company proposes to hold a "From Lisbon to  Vladivostok" conference   in Armenia
Vladimir Zharikhin does not exclude the possibility of opening  freight traffic through the Abkhaz railwayVladimir Zharikhin does not exclude the possibility of opening  freight traffic through the Abkhaz railway
At a forum in Chisinau on topic At a forum in Chisinau on topic "Strength of financing in national  currency", CBA representative introduced Armenian experience to  participants
Armenia and World Bank discuss further areas of cooperationArmenia and World Bank discuss further areas of cooperation
Ardshinbank: another step towards customerArdshinbank: another step towards customer
VTB Bank (Armenia) opened its 72nd branch -VTB Bank (Armenia) opened its 72nd branch -"Ararat"
EFSE provides multi-currency loan to ARARATBANKEFSE provides multi-currency loan to ARARATBANK
Executive Director of Armswissbank Gevorg Machanyan received the  honorary title  Executive Director of Armswissbank Gevorg Machanyan received the  honorary title  "Friend of Echmiadzin"
Statistical Committee: Production of alcoholic beverages grows in  ArmeniaStatistical Committee: Production of alcoholic beverages grows in  Armenia
In the GDP structure of Armenia, the service sector continues to lead  in terms of growthIn the GDP structure of Armenia, the service sector continues to lead  in terms of growth
EDB forecasts economic growth in Armenia at the end of 2019 at 6%EDB forecasts economic growth in Armenia at the end of 2019 at 6%
"Contour Global Hydro Cascade" company will make additional AMD 27.5  billion investment in  modernization of Vorotan Cascade of HPP 
In January-August 2019, the metallurgical industry of Armenia  launched a trend towards growthIn January-August 2019, the metallurgical industry of Armenia  launched a trend towards growth
Freight volume in Armenia in January-August 2019 decreased by 54%  with the growth of passenger transportation by 4.3%Freight volume in Armenia in January-August 2019 decreased by 54%  with the growth of passenger transportation by 4.3%
Revenues of Armenia`s communications sector in January-August 2019  accelerated growthRevenues of Armenia`s communications sector in January-August 2019  accelerated growth
TPL system in Armenia to use digital technologiesTPL system in Armenia to use digital technologies
EBRD to provide EUR 4.6 million grant to Armenia to continue Gyumri  city road rehabilitation programEBRD to provide EUR 4.6 million grant to Armenia to continue Gyumri  city road rehabilitation program
Aluminum foil production declines in ArmeniaAluminum foil production declines in Armenia

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ID Bank redeemed its 5th tranche of USD bonds in the volume of $5mln

 Monday, October 14 2019 17:46:00
ID Bank redeemed its 5th tranche of USD bonds in the volume of $5mln

ArmInfo. ID Bank redeemed its 5th tranche of USD bonds in the volume of $5mln issued in October 2017.  According to the Bank's press service, the maturity period for  the bonds of this issue was set at 2 years, and the coupon yield was  5.75%.

Result exceeded expectations! Arshaluys Margaryan tells how Armenian financial authorities promoted Armenian Eurobonds in international markets
 Friday, October 11 2019 16:54

ArmInfo. In September 2019, Armenia announced the issue of 10-year Eurobonds worth $ 500 million in international markets. Meanwhile, the bids for the purchase of Armenian sovereign bonds in international markets amounted to $ 2.8 billion. “It was unexpected even for me,” Head of the Public Debt Management Department of the Ministry of Finance of Armenia Arshaluys Margaryan stated in an interview with ArmInfo.

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At a forum in Chisinau on topic "Strength of financing in national  currency", CBA representative introduced Armenian experience to  participants
 Friday, October 11 2019 14:41

ArmInfo. At the forum on the topic "Strength of financing in national currency", organized by the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) in the capital of Moldova,  Chisinau, Head of the Department for Development of the Financial  System and Stability of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia  Andranik Grigoryan made a presentation on lending in national  currency. ArmInfo was informed about this in the press service of the  Central Bank of Armenia.

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Armenia and World Bank discuss further areas of cooperation
 Friday, October 11 2019 13:34

ArmInfo.On October 10, RA Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan received a delegation led by Sebastian Molineus, World Bank Regional Director for the South  Caucasus.

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Ardshinbank: another step towards customer
 Thursday, October 10 2019 18:29

ArmInfo.From now on ARDSHINBANK customers can make online replenishment of bank accounts and loan repayments in 42 branches of “UPEY” CJSC.

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VTB Bank (Armenia) opened its 72nd branch -"Ararat"
 Thursday, October 10 2019 18:25

ArmInfo.VTB Bank (Armenia) has opened its 72nd branch, keeping a leading position in the banking market of Armenia in terms of the number of branches. Thus, the  branch network of VTB Bank (Armenia) already has 27 branches in  Yerevan and 45 in the regions of Armenia. As the Bank's press service  told ArmInfo, the newly opened regional branch "Ararat" is located at  the address: Ararat town, st. Shahumyan 24/1. The "Ararat" branch  will operate Monday through Friday from 09: 15am to 5: 30pm.

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EFSE provides multi-currency loan to ARARATBANK
 Thursday, October 10 2019 18:24

ArmInfo.The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) has once again teamed up with long-time partner ARARATBANK to drive local business growth in Armenia, as the press service of the bank informs by providing a multi-currency  senior loan equivalent to USD 10 million, the fund is supporting the  bank in offering tailored financial products that meet the needs of  micro and small enterprises, thereby strengthening the development of  this important sector while securing and creating jobs in the  country.

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Executive Director of Armswissbank Gevorg Machanyan received the  honorary title  "Friend of Echmiadzin"
 Thursday, October 10 2019 16:39

ArmInfo.At the 2704th anniversary of the Etchmiadzin, a ceremonial meeting in the Palace of Culture named after Komitas, held on October 8 this year, Executive  Director of Armswissbank Gevorg Machanyan received the honorary title  "Friend of Echmiadzin" for his constant and significant support to  the city. ArmInfo was informed about this in the press service of the  bank.

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More modest growth in exports and imports is forecasted by WB for  Armenia`s foreign trade in 2019 
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 19:14

ArmInfo.The World Bank updated the forecast on foreign trade of Armenia for 2019, expecting acceleration of export growth to 5.1% (instead of the previously  expected 8.8%) and a slowdown in the rise of imports to 4.2% (instead  of the previously expected 12.2%), against export growth of 7.8% and  imports of 21.1% recorded in 2018.

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WB forecast for Armenia: Services and industrial sector will act as  drivers of GDP growth in 2019-2021, while agricultural sector will  recover from recession and accelerate growth
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 17:44

ArmInfo. According to the new World Bank forecast, the service sector and the industrial sector will act as drivers of GDP growth in Armenia in 2019-2021, and the  agricultural sector will emerge from the recession and accelerate the  ascent. This is noted in the WB economic report published on October  9, "Migration and Brain Drain. World Bank Europe and Central Asia  Economic Update''.

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According to the new forecast of the WB in Armenia for 2019, the  ratio of public debt / GDP will decrease to 52.6%
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 17:27

ArmInfo. According to the updated World Bank forecast, instead of the previously expected increase, the ratio of the state debt of Armenia to GDP in 2019 is  now expected to decrease to 52.6% from the actual 55.8% in 2018, and  to continue the decline in 2020 to 51.7% and in 2021 up to 50.6%. A  new forecast is given in the WB economic report, "Migration and Brain  Drain. World Bank Europe and Central Asia Economic Update" published  on October 9.  As a comparison, we note that the previous WB forecast  (March 2019) on the state debt of Armenia provided for a ratio to GDP  of 56.3% in 2019 with a decrease to 56% in 2020.

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World Bank improves forecast for Armenia`s GDP growth for 2019 to  5.5% from previous 4.2%
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 15:26

ArmInfo.The World Bank improved its forecast for GDP growth in Armenia for 2019 - 5.5% with a slowdown in 2020 to 5.1%, and by 2021 the expected growth rate was  maintained - 5.2%. Earlier, in the June forecast, the World Bank's  expectations for Armenia's GDP growth for 2019 and 2020 were lower -  4.2% and 4.9%, respectively. An updated forecast was published in the  World Bank's October report-economic review  "Migration and Brain  Drain. World Bank Europe and Central Asia Economic Update".

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By the end of this year, EDB will sign two new loan agreements
 Wednesday, October 9 2019 15:13

ArmInfo. By the end of this  year, the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) will sign two new loan  agreements with two business entities.  Director of the EDB Office  for the Republic of Armenia Armen Melkikyan announced this on October  9 at a meeting with reporters, evading to name the companies,  directions and amount of appropriations.

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CBA once again changed the required reserve ratio for borrowed funds
 Tuesday, October 8 2019 19:52

ArmInfo. The Central Bank of Armenia, in order to strengthen financial stability and provide the prerequisites for the creation of currency liquidity buffers, again  amended Regulation No. 2 "Regulation of banks, basic economic  standards of banking."

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AMD appreciated against the dollar in Jan-Sep 2019 by 1.7% amid  consumer prices deflation by 2.1%
 Monday, October 7 2019 20:44

ArmInfo. The AMD appreciated against the US dollar in January- September 2019 by 1.7%, in September alone it did not change, with a y-o-y revaluation of 1.6%.   According to the Statistical Committee of the Republic of Armenia, in  September 2019, the average settlement rate was 476.2 AMD/ $ 1,  against 483.8 AMD / $ 1 in September 2018. A year earlier, in  January-September 2018, the devaluation of the dram against the US  dollar was 0.1%, in September alone - 0.3%, with a y-o-y devaluation  of 1.2%.

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Head of Qatar branch of Bank of China offered interested Armenian  companies to use its services for free as a start of cooperation
 Monday, October 7 2019 17:48

ArmInfo.Deputy Minister of Economy of Armenia Varos Simonyan received a delegation of one of the largest banks in the world, Bank of China, headed by the president of Qatar branch Lin Sheng Qiang.

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IDBank`s Board Chairman Mher Abrahamyan elected as new President of  UBA
 Friday, October 4 2019 15:58

ArmInfo. Mher Abrahamyan,  Chairman of the Board of IDBank CJSC, was elected as new President of  the Union of Banks of Armenia(UBA). As the press service of the UBA  told ArmInfo, the new President of the Union of Banks of Armenia took  office on October 4, after being elected on October 3 at a meeting of  the UBA Council.

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Advisory Committee on Financial Markets of the EEC held at the  Central Bank of Armenia
 Thursday, October 3 2019 21:35

ArmInfo. On October 2, the Central Bank of Armenia hosted the second meeting of the EEC Financial Markets Advisory Committee, which was attended by members  of the committee, as well as representatives of regulatory bodies of  the financial sector of the EAEU member countries.

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Ardshinbank Named Armenia’s Safest Bank of the Year by Global Finance
 Thursday, October 3 2019 17:30

ArmInfo.Ardshinbank has been named the Safest Bank in 2019 by international magazine “Global Finance”.

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Ardshinbank to sponsor WCIT 2019
 Thursday, October 3 2019 13:58

ArmInfo.Ardshinbank sponsors one of the most prestigious world IT event - WCIT 2019.

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Armenian government will receive another financial assistance from  German KfW Bank
 Thursday, October 3 2019 12:55

ArmInfo. On October 3, the Armenian government approved the proposal for the signing of a framework agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Federal  Republic of Germany on financial cooperation of 2016.

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Exchange rates
14.10.2019
RUB7.420.00
USD476.44-0.29
EUR525.850.49
GBP598.272.21
CAD360.341.06
JPY44.05-0.04
CNY67.37-0.03
CHF478.791.15


Experts
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
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

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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)

USD

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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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.
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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
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