I am pleased with this opportunity to welcome you through the 2017–2018 publication
of Armenia Export Catalog.
2017 year stood out with active transformation of certain sectors of national economy, as well as ambitious priorities and development perspectives of the new Government. In parallel with the market opportunities offered by membership in EAEU, Armenia succeeded to sign Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement with European Union, which unlocks new prospects for quantitative growth of products and services produced by Armenian companies.
In this Catalogue, which besides printed version is also available through the web-site and mobile applications, you can find information about more than 100 companies. Meanwhile, this information will be periodically updated to include new companies and products/services in electronically available versions.
Using this opportunity, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to all partner organizations,
in particular — RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Export Insurance Agency of Armenia, Yerevan Municipality and other organizations, collaboration with whom has made possible publication
of this Catalogue. Special thanks go to the Team, responsible for implementation of this project: David Khumaryan, Project Director, Elina Beniaminyan, Project Coordinator, Gayane Nersisyan, Hasmik Movsisyan, Karen Sukiasyan and Sensei Academy of Marketing for implementation of organizational works. Also I would like to express my special thanks to the project designer Alexandr Glazunov.
We are glad to welcome you on the pages of “Armenia Export Catalog 2017-2018” presentation. Our cooperation with this project continues for over ten years, but the production of goods and export traditions has decades of history.
We would love to inform you, that this year Yerevan will celebrate its 2800th anniversary. Throughout centuries, the goods produced in Yerevan have been consumed in various corners of the world. In the best museums and libraries of the world, you may find references to Armenian merchants and Armenian products from thousands of years ago.
We think that this publication will also be the continuation of this tradition and will give you an opportunity to create business contacts with companies operating in the Republic of Armenia, thereby promoting economic ties between our countries.
This year Yerevan Municipality will focus on attracting new investors and improving the business environment in the capital. The foreign investors and businessmen who will intend to invest or cooperate with companies operating in Yerevan and implement development projects in our city will get full support from Yerevan Municipality within the framework of the planned projects. We will be glad to see you and your colleagues in Yerevan and discuss possible cooperation.
We gradually invite you, your family and friends to get acquainted with the 2800 years of Yerevan history, its historical and cultural monuments, museums and to enjoy the festive mood and the welcoming atmosphere of our warm and hospitable city.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia highly appreciates a close and continued cooperation with the Armenian Marketing Association aimed at raising awareness about Armenia’s economic environment, investment and export opportunities.
The current policy of the Armenian government oriented to provide favourable business environment as well as great opportunities for investments and exports by eliminating the obstacles and limitations and increasing country’s access to big markets. The results are testified by many renowned international rankings. Through Armenia’s membership in Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) our partners may have a customs-free access to more than 180 million consumers. The new Comprehensive and enhanced partnership agreement with the EU opens new opportunities for the economic activities not only for the Armenian but also European business community. Armenia also enjoys benefits from the GSP+ regime with the EU, which allows to export more than 6,400 Armenian products to Europe on preferential terms.
Armenia may serve as a bridge between EAEU and other economic blocs — the European Union, countries, associated with it, also with Iran and countries of Near East.
Common border, visa free regime with the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as free trade economic zone operating in Meghri provide convenient access to the 80 million strong Iranian market. The forthcoming inauguration of major infrastructure projects such as North-South highway corridor will make Armenia the shortest transit route connecting the Gulf region with the Black Sea ports.
We believe that the Armenia Export Catalog 2017- 2018 will give present the diversified business opportunities in Armenia and open new avenues for cooperation with the Armenian companies.