"Areximbank - Gazprombank Group" will put into action the new Internet-banking tariffs since June 1. The bank's press-office has informed ArmInfo that both legal entities and individuals can use the new tariffs. "Areximbank - Gazprombank Group" introduced its internet-banking service in November 2009.
The Bank's press office has told ArmInfo that both kids and adults can enjoy amusement at the center. The events include entertainment, sports, thrill rides, amusing shows, birthday parties, etc. The little visitors can play physical games and enjoy relaxation from the computer games.
VTB Bank (Armenia) has offers "Super- rate", a special offer for its conscientious customers that redeem the loans by installments timely (within 6 months). Following the full redemption of the loan, the borrowers regain 10% of the total amount of the interest paid.
VTB Bank (Armenia) has funded the construction of Progress Agro greenhouse for cucumber production that was opened in Nor Geghi village (Kotayk region) lately. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan attended the opening ceremony, VTB Bank (Armenia) press office told ArmInfo.
U.S. Embassy press-office has informed ArmInfo that in recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17, U.S. Ambassador Richard M. Mills, Jr. met with Armenian civil society representatives who advocate for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights in Armenia. During their meeting, the Ambassador heard from the civil society representatives about their work to ensure that the legal and human rights of LGBT Armenian citizens are fully protected.
"Ecotomato" company's third greenhouse was opened with the financial support from VTB Bank (Armenia). The new facility is designed for the cultivation of Dutch roses. The Bank's press-office has informed ArmInfo that the 3 ha greenhouse has been opened with the purpose of extending the territory of the greenhouse facility. The first two facilities were built in 2011 and 2012. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, other top-level officials, the VTB Bank administration, as well as reps of the Armenian business-community were present at the opening ceremony.
An evening consecrated to the memory of ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank's former CEO Stepan Gishyan took place on May 15 at G. Sundukyan Academic Theater. Stepan Gishyan's mother, his relatives, friends and colleagues attended the event.
It was announced during the May 15 commemoration evening dedicated to Stepan Gishyan, former CEO of ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank, that a "Stepan Gishyan" benevolent fund was set up upon the initiative of the Bank.
Ameriabank has become the first Armenian bank to sponsor the EBRD 24th Annual Forum that is to take place in Tbilisi on May 14-15. More than 2000 reps from 60 countries will participate in the Forum.
VTB Bank (Armenia) offers its customers to independently complete their own deposits by choosing the relevant deposit parameters such as period, currency, interest frequency, etc.
Greenhouse facilities - one of the segments of agriculture - are in the focus of Ameriabank's attention. The press office of the Bank has told ArmInfo that a greenhouse with an area of 10.5 hectares will open in Goght village (Kotayk province) of Armenia on May 15, 2015.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has honoured the most successful participants in its Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) 2014 in an award ceremony on the eve of the Bank's Annual Meeting and Business Forum in Tbilisi today. Ashot Osipyan, chairman of the executive board and chief executive officer of ARARATBANK OJSC, received the award.
Fitch Ratings has published the Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) rating of Ameriabank at 'B+' with a Negative Outlook. Ameriabank has become the first Armenian bank with no foreign parent bank to receive a rating similar to the country ceiling rating, which is a high assessment. The rating testifies to open and transparent activity of Ameriabank.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has updated its forecast on Armenia's 2015 GDP at -1.5%. EBRD's official statement reads that Armenia's economy slowed down significantly in early 2015, driven by plummeting remittances (by 40% - editor's note) and shrinking exports (by 23% - editor's note). According to EBRD experts, real GDP growth is likely to be negative in 2015. After rapid but mild devaluation in late-2014, Armenian dram stabilized, helped by tight monetary policy and central bank interventions.
Areximbank-Gazprombank Group offers safety deposit boxes at 25% discount for a period from May 11 up to September 11. The bank offers its customers safety deposit boxes (of two sizes: 75x310x435 and 125x310x435) for a period of 1 year. According to the press-office of Areximbank- GPB Group, customers will receive a non-contact payment card VISA Classic payWave as a bonus for a period of 2 years, without permanent balance, payment for annual service.
In Q1 2015 Areximbank-Gasprombank Group twice increased its net profit to 156.9 mln AMD.