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Armenia’s economic activity index grows 6.5%

Armenia’s economic activity index grows 6.5%

YEREVAN, MAY 4, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s economic activity index increased 6.5% in January-March 2019 compared to January-March 2018, according to the data of the National Statistical Committee.

In January-March 2019, construction volume has significantly increased, by 10.8%. Trade turnover volume growth comprised 10.1%. Major growth has also been recorded in the volume of services – 17,3%.

Industrial production volume rose by 2%. And the gross agricultural production volume decreased by 0.2% in the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period of 2018.

Consumer price index increased 1.5%.

In January-March 2019, electricity production volume decreased by 14%. Average nominal salary increased 4.3% in January-March 2019, comprising 174.069 drams.

External trade turnover volume decreased by 5%. Moreover, the export volumes decreased by 8.6% and the import volumes by 3.1%.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan

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