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Beeline Opened a New Sales and Service Office in Sevan

Zhirayr Sefilyan does not want to comment on Levon Ter-Petrosyan's statements

Comrades-in-Arms of Albert Safaryan have been Detained Based on the Case of the Soldier's Suicide

Karine Danielyan: Oil and gas prospecting near Sevan will be devastating for the lake

Gallup: 43% of Armenia's citizens consider unemployment to be the most topical problem

GALLUP: Top three brightest oppositionists in Armenia: Zaruhi Postanjyan, Raffi Hovannisian and Nikol Pashinyan

Yerevan to host 15th meeting of CIS Council for Rail Transport (CRT) Passenger Commission

Assassination of Hrant Dink was a crime of forethought

NKR Defense Army repels another sabotage attack by Azerbaijan: two Armenian soldiers killed

NKR Defense Army servicemen neutralize three Azeri soldiers

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: ANC cancels all 15 rallies to be held till April 24

Bako Sahakya urges sooner investigation of incident near Berdzor

Levon Zurabyan: It is a Misfortune for Armenian Citizens to Have a parliament Speaker Like Galust Sahakyan

Central Bank of Armenia responds to criticism of those against toughening of the CBA's new requirement to commercial banks' minimum total capital

Orange introduces more convenient conditions for prepaid customers

Beeline Launched Services "Russian 20" and "Russian 35"

Eurovision-2015: Stefanie Topalian from Japan Has Become the 4th Member of the Band "Genealogy"

Paruyr Hayrikyan and Founding Parliament have disagreements

Attorney: Volodya Avetisyan is Determined to turn to the European Court of Human Rights

Brandy export from Armenia in 2014 down 1,2% thanks to devaluation of the Russian rouble

Armenians consume more vodka, overwhelmingly made in Russian

Zhirayr Sefilyan calls on Armenian public to stop paying fines for violation of traffic rules

Expert: The propaganda bluff cannot cast shadow upon the relations between the Jewish and Armenian peoples

Further cooperation of Armenian National Congress with Prosperous Armenia Party depends on the latter's plans: MP

Heritage Party leadership not to attend March 1 rally of Armenian National Congress

Congresswoman Judy Chu Commemorates Anti-Armenian Massacres

Another Armenian killed in shelling in Aleppo

South Dakota becomes the 43rd state to recognize the Armenian Genocide

Amnesty International says Armenia's law enforcement did not conduct effective investigation in Shant Haroutiunyan case

Activist faces indictment in Gyumri, Armenia

In 2015 Beeline intends to enlarge its customer base in Armenia by expanding the spectrum of its services and enhancing the service quality and price affordability

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System implemented by VivaCell-MTS

"Ameria" Has Launched a Project for the Development of Small-Scale Gardening in Armenia

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank expanding regional network with new branch

Expert: Armenia and EU not likely to sign any document at Riga Summit

Iraqi Airways to make first Baghdad-Yerevan-Erbil flight

Yerevan, February 26. ArmInfo. Marianna Mkrtchyan.ason Katz says United States supports Armenia to disadvantage of its allies Azerbaijan and Georgia

Another parliamentarian leaves Prosperous Armenia Party Faction

02/03 16:20 Yerevan to host 15th meeting of CIS Council for Rail Transport (CRT) Passenger Commission

The 15th meeting of the CIS Council for Rail Transport (CRT) Passenger Commission will be held in Yerevan, Armenia, on March 4-6, 2015, the South Caucasus Railway CJSC press-office told ArmInfo.

27/02/2015 14:40

Brandy export from Armenia in 2014 down 1,2% thanks to devaluation of the Russian rouble

Brandy export from Armenia reduced to 18,096 mln liters in 2014 versus 18,305 mln liters in 2013, chairman of the Union of Armenian wine makers, Avag Harutyunyan, said at today's press-conference.

27/02/2015 14:39

Armenians consume more vodka, overwhelmingly made in Russian

Armenia imported 9,2 million liters of vodka versus 8.4 million liters in 2013 overwhelmingly from Russia. This is a record-breaking indicator, says Avag Haroutiunyan, Head of the Union of Armenian Winemakers.

26/02/2015 13:10

Iraqi Airways to make first Baghdad-Yerevan-Erbil flight

On February 26, 2015, the Iraqi Airways will make the first Baghdad-Yerevan-Erbil flight, Ruben Grdzelyan, Spokesperson for the Chief Civil Aviation Department of Armenia, told ArmInfo. The flight is available on Thursdays and Sundays by CRJ900 Ё Boeing 737. The first flight will bring to Armenia the members of the Iraq Government and the heads of 50 travel agencies.

25/02/2015 15:46

PSRC: Armenia negotiating with Russia to maintain gas tariff

Armenia is negotiating with Russia to maintain the gas tariff, Robert Nazaryan, Head of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC) said in the Parliament, on Wednesday.

25/02/2015 14:26

Arthur Ashughyan: Future of lapidary industry depends on how competitive and efficient it is

ArmInfo’s interview with Advisor for Economy Minister of Armenia Arthur Ashughyan

24/02/2015 21:02

Ex-Prime Minister: Amid statements on SME development, decision to reduce number of banks in Armenia is sheer mockery

At today's session of the Armenian Parliament, MP from the Armenian National Congress faction, ex-Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan strongly criticized the policy of the Armenian Central Bank, which made a decision on Dec 30 2014 to tighten the minimum total capital standard for commercial banks to 30 bln AMD (versus the current 5 bln AMD) starting from 1 Jan 2017. Bagratyan believes that the CB's steps hinder the SME development.

24/02/2015 18:42

Central Bank forecasts slowdown in salary growth rates in Armenia

The average nominal salary in Armenia is expected to grow by 6.2% in 2015, with the growth rates slowing down to 5.0% in 2016-2017, the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) says in its monetary policy program for Q1 2015.

23/02/2015 15:03

Energy Ministry of Armenia: Russia to supply 2 billion cu m of gas to Armenia in 2015

Russia will supply 2 billion cu m of gas to Armenia in 2015, Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia Iosif Isayan said in an interview with ArmInfo.

23/02/2015 13:49

Armenian Government suggests reducing profit tax 10-fold for large exporters

The Government of Armenia suggests reducing the profit tax from 20% to 2% for large exporters, Deputy Finance Minister Vakhtang Mirumyan said when presenting the draft amendments to the Law on Profit Tax. The National Assembly adopted the document in the first reading.

18/02/2015 18:43

In 2014 Armenia's wine exports grew by 50% despite 8.2% drop in production

The Customs Service of Armenia reports that 2.120mln liters worth $6.3mln were imported in 2014 against 1.4mln liters worth $4.2mln in 2013. The wine is exported mostly to the CIS.

16/02/2015 23:14

Armenian fish products are uncompetitive on Russian market, Artur Atoyan says

Armenian fish products are uncompetitive on the Russian market and the republic's participation in the Eurasian Economic Union does not solve this problem, Artur Atoyan, Head of the Union of Fish Breeders of Armenia, told media on Monday.

12/02/2015 15:29

Armenian Government to allocate $390 thsd for tourism development in 2015

On Feb 12, the Government of Armenia approved the program on state support for tourism development for 2015. The budget of the program is 188 mln AMD (nearly $390 thsd at the current exchange rate). The number of visitors to Armenia is expected to rise by 10% over year. Armenian Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan presented the program.

11/02/2015 17:51

South Caucasus Railway CJSC is 27th on list of top taxpayers of Armenia

South Caucasus Railway CJSC is the 27th on the list of the 1000 largest taxpayers of Armenia in 2014 (up 4 by positions versus 2013).

07/02/2015 19:38

South Caucasus Railway takes part in South Caucasus Infrastructure & New Energy Investment Summit

The 2nd South Caucasus Infrastructure & New Energy Investment Summit kicked off in Tbilisi on Feb 5. The event is being attended by delegations from all over the CIS. Armenia is represented by the South Caucasus Railway.

07/02/2015 19:33

1,700 employees of Nairit Plant fired on Feb 6

1,700 employees of Nairit Plant were fired on Feb 6. A total of 478 employees remain at the Plant now, Anush Harutyunyan, Spokesperson for Nairit Plant, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

05/02/2015 11:04

Armenian Government is planning to nationalize Nairit Plant

The Armenian Government is trying to get back the Nairit Plant, whose owner, Rhainoville Property Limited, has failed to meet its investment obligations, Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan told MPs on Wednesday.

04/02/2015 15:42

French Ambassador: Carrefour to open in Yerevan in early March

Carrefour will open in Yerevan probably in early March, French Ambassador to Armenia Jean-Francois Charpentier told reporters, Wednesday. Asked about the assortment of the goods that will be available at the hypermarket, the diplomat recommended addressing the given question to the competent representatives of the retailer. The ambassador said Carrefour cooperates with local producers in every country. I think, such an approach cannot but influence the consumer-producer relations, the diplomat said.

04/02/2015 13:20

Armenian Copper Programme cuts production of unrefined copper 9% for 2014

Armenian Copper Programme (ACP) cut production of unrefined copper 9% in 2014 to 9,802 tons versus 10,771 tons for in 2013, the ACP press-service told ArmInfo.

03/02/2015 18:05

Bankrupt Armavia holds 11th position on list of top taxpayers of Armenia in 2014

Gazprom Armenia CJSC retains leadership on the list of the largest taxpayers of Armenia in 2014. The company paid 42.8 bln AMD in taxes.

03/02/2015 17:28

RPA member: Not only large but also small enterprises are trying to underreport their turnover

He assures that by means of this law Armenia's authorities are trying to involve the shadow large enterprises in the tax field. He says that the large enterprises and the importers sell their products via the SMEs. Consequently, the document flow of the SMEs will allow controlling the large enterprises. "It is hard to believe that the annual turnover of 34 thsd out of 42 thsd enterprises is less than 3-4 mln USD. If we divide that turnover by 365 days, their daily proceeds total 10-8 thsd AMD.

30/01/2015 18:02

Government of Armenia says they have fulfilled all the demands of salespersons, but they continue to rally

Government of Armenia has fulfilled all the demands of salespersons concerning the Law on Turnover Tax, Vakhtang Mirumyan, Deputy Minister of Finance said in the Government on January 30, while representatives of small businesses were picketing outside the government building.

30/01/2015 17:53

Prime Minister: Armenia is preparing to resist global economic war

Armenia is preparing to resist the global economic war, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in Government on Friday.

29/01/2015 13:59

Small business representatives heading towards president's residence protesting against Law on Turnover Tax

Over two thousand representatives of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) gathered outside Government building earlier this morning demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan. The protesters demand suspension of the Law On Turnover Tax. After the prime minister's assistant told the protesters that the prime minister was busy and cannot receive them, the people headed towards the president's residence.

27/01/2015 22:02

Artsvik Minasyan: Any integration is senseless for unreformed economy of Armenia

ArmInfo’s Interview with Artsvik Minasyan, well-known Armenian economist, MP from ARF Dashnaktsutyun

27/01/2015 21:53

Armenia's Energy Ministry plans to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets

Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Ministry is planning to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets, Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan told journalists on Tuesday.

26/01/2015 20:35

Expert: Russia's every decision directly affects Armenia

Russia's every step has a direct negative impact on Armenia, Gagik Makaryan, head of the Association of Employers of Armenia, told reporters, Monday.

26/01/2015 15:12

SME representatives demand that Armenian Government should suspend Law "On Turnover Tax"

ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the scene that nearly 500 people engaged in the field of trade are taking part in the action of protest. They are protesting against the Law "On Turnover Tax" that will come into effect on 1 Feb 2015. The demonstrators say that the Government has disappointed their expectations and has failed to take any serious steps to ease the tax burden.

26/01/2015 10:54

Retail gasoline prices drop again in Armenia

Retail gasoline prices in Armenia dropped by 10 AMD on Monday. The first drop was registered on Jan 16. In Dec 2014 there was a growth.

24/01/2015 15:47

Armenian MP: EBRD's forecast that Armenian economy will stagnate in 2015 was a political put-up job

The EBRD's forecast that the Armenian economy will stagnate in 2015 was a political put-up job and a reaction to Armenia's decision to join the Eurasian Economic Union, Armenian MP Artsvik Minasyan told journalists on Saturday.

24/01/2015 15:28

Armenia's involvement in Eurasian Economic Union does not look too promising

Armenia's involvement in the Eurasian Economic Union does not look too promising as it will curb foreign investments, MP Armen Martirosyan told journalists on Saturday.