| 22.06.15 | 16:31
At the threshold of the last stage of negotiations between Iran and the Big Six, which imply withdrawal of sanctions against Iran by the West, discussions over the proposed Armenia-Iran railroad have intensified.
| 17.06.15 | 11:18
While the Armenian Government is going to partially approve the Russian-owned company’s application to increase the electricity tariff for Armenians, and dozens of thousands of citizens are planning to protest on Friday, the World Bank (WB) considers this as a justified tariff increase in the current energy field.
| 09.06.15 | 15:11
Although Armenia has been a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) for over six months already, Armenian exporters face problems exporting their goods to the leading EEU member, to Russia.
| 08.06.15 | 13:39
In the presence of Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, a revised and amended agreement on the purchase and sale of the property of the Vorotan Hydro-Power Plants Complex was signed at the government hall on Monday. The agreement was signed among the Republic of Armenia, the Vorotan Hydro-Power Plants Complex, Contour Global Hydrocascade, Contour Global Terra Holdings and AG Solutions Global Holding Company.
| 05.06.15 | 10:44
Despite much hail this year, it still has been a year favorable for agriculture, field specialists say, and their words are proved by abundant harvest in the markets and lower prices compared to last year.
| 05.06.15 | 10:34
More than a month ago the Central Bank (CB) of Armenia reduced the threshold for the amount of currency transactions at exchange offices that can be carried out without the show of identity cards. While in the past people could exchange cash amounts worth as much as 400,000 AMD (about $830) without producing their passports or other IDs, then now that threshold has been reduced four times – down to 100,000 AMD.
| 04.06.15 | 10:44
The Oxfam Armenian Office and the OneArmenia organization initiated a public fundraising with the means of which they plan to build greenhouses in four border communities in the province of Tavush in order to support female farmers.
| 03.06.15 | 10:24
Villagers of a number of provinces of Armenia, including Lori, Gegharkunik, and Aragatsotn, appear to be in a state of panic after milk processing companies lowered milk purchasing prices from 160 AMD (about 35 cents) to 140-130 AMD. In some villages farmers are paid 110 AMD for a liter of milk. Villagers of perhaps the coldest locations of Armenia, Ashotsk, threaten to close the Armenia-Georgia interstate highway if the field specialists do not deal with the matter soon.
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| 01.06.15 | 12:58
This year the seventh annual BarCamp unofficial conference was held in Armenia. It saw an unprecedented increase of participants as compared to previous years.
| 26.05.15 | 10:40
Armenia’s foreign trade risks have been preserved in April-May 2015, Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan told reporters in parliament on Monday.