State of the Armenian Economy - Vardan Aramyan | Ep #102 - Nov 21, 2021 [EP102]

Posted on Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 | Series: COG

State of the Armenian Economy A Conversation with Vardan Aramyan - November 21, 2021

  • Mr. Vardan Aramyan is the former Minister of Finance of the Republic of Armenia from 2016-2018. He is currently Senior Vice President for Finance and Economy at Vallex Group in Yerevan.

Topics:

  • 2022 Budget and Economic Growth @1:24
    • Did Armenian economy recover already? @3:55
    • Does the structure of growth mirror worldwide growth @8:55
    • What happens if growth doesn’t meet target @14:25
    • Why did the IMF underestimate Armenian growth initially @17:38
  • Growth Sectors in Budget @23:41
    • Are prices for Copper/Aluminum extremely inflated? @25:50
  • Inflation @32:48
    • Effect on wages, income inequality, poverty & other socioeconomic markers? @41:36
  • Corridor Economics @45:55
  • $2.6B EU Aid Package @50:42
  • Artsakh @57:55

Hosts:

  • Hovik Manucharyan TW/@HovikYerevan
  • Asbed Bedrossian TW/@qubriq

Episode 102 | Recorded on Saturday, November 21, 2021 Show notes: https://groong.org/podcasts/CoG-20211121.html

Show Notes

Show Notes

Guests

Vardan Aramyan

Vardan Aramyan

Vardan Aramyan is a former Minister of Finance of the Republic of Armenia, serving from 2016-2018. He is currently Senior VP of Finance and Economy at Vallex Group in Yerevan.