Pashinyan assesses the prospects for economic relations with Russia

Pashinyan announced the positive dynamics of economic relations with Russia

Economic relations between Moscow and Yerevan have a new positive trend, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in an interview with journalist Pavel Zarubin on the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin” on the air of the TV channel “Russia 1”. According to him, the trade turnover between the countries will grow steadily.

A new dynamic has emerged, new factors that have a positive effect on this dynamic. I am confident that the volume of trade will continue to grow. How long this will continue, I cannot say, but I am an optimist in this regard , Pashinyan said .

Earlier, Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan said that Armenian producers can fill the niches that have formed in Russia after the departure of international companies. According to him, Russian partners paid attention to Armenian drinks, wine and textiles. The head of the department noted that, for example, the export of textiles in Armenia grew by 260% in the first half of the year, this trend continues and the parties conclude more and more new agreements.

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said earlier that Russia and Armenia are successfully implementing bilateral trade and economic cooperation under the sanctions. According to him, together with the Armenian partners, Moscow makes operational decisions aimed at protecting the interaction. As the Prime Minister noted, this work brings results. For example, in the first half of this year, bilateral trade increased by 42% and exceeded $1.6 billion.

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