Russia believes there is no economic ground for the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Armenia, Kirill Komarov, the first deputy chairman of the Rosatom Company, said this week. He said that the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Armenia can only be talked about if there are appropriate calculations and justifications.
Acting Amid Skepticism: Ministry of economy seeks media, public ‘tip-offs’ for better anti-trust policies
While the initiative of Armenia’s government to fight corruption appears to be gaining new forms, many observers and opposition members remained skeptical and unconvinced, discarding the process as another “imitation”.
While Armenia’s government, responding to the demands of some public circles, is carrying out studies as to gains and losses of a possible move to ban the import of Turkish goods, some local experts already present their calculations.
The Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC) says it intends to reduce natural gas prices in Armenia in response to a request from provider Gazprom Armenia.
Hundreds of farmers from a number of communities in Armenia continue to hold protests and demand payments from distilleries for the grapes they sold to them still last year.
Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has given the economy minister a month to develop guidelines with detailed description of importation procedures related to a number of essential goods whose trade in Armenia is perceived to be monopolized.
The fisheries in Armenia are closing down for several reasons: a high cost price of fish production, reduction of exports to Russia, high water bills.
While Armenia’s government believes that a lowering of natural gas and electricity tariffs is going to take place soon, it is not yet clear to what extent it will impact the country’s economy.
According to Armenian aviators, the country lacks a legal basis and liability for the development of aviation and the imperative of having a national carrier requires statesmanship and protectionism.
A week after Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan announced an ambitious plan to cut down administrative expenses, the Armenian government has decided to reduce the number of cars used by different government agencies and state-run companies by nearly 800.