Economic policy

Pashinyan chairs first meeting of Economic Policy Council

June 6, 2022 – 2:46 PM

PanARMENIAN.Net – Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired the first session of the Economic Policy Council under the leadership of the Prime Minister of Armenia, which was held via videoconference on Monday, June 6.

“This format is still important now, as the global economy goes through transformative turmoil in the wake of a pandemic, the accelerating pace of digital transformation, climate change and geopolitical tensions. Some of the challenges, such that accelerating inflation rate and disruption of supply chains are particularly difficult for small economies. Armenia is no exception,” Pashinyan said.

“We recorded robust economic growth during the first quarter of 2022, but we understand that longer-term sustainable economic development will largely depend on the flexibility and effectiveness of our reforms and projects today. today.”

Artur Javadyan, Chairman of the Board of the Center for Economic Perspectives Foundation, Artak Kamalyan, Board Member for Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Gurgen Aslanyan, President of the Armenian Economic Association , Eugene Kandel, professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Zareh Asatryan, member of the Center for European Economic Research, Levon Barseghyan, professor at Cornell American University, Ruben Enikolopov, assistant professor at the New Economic School of Moscow, Vladimir Asriyan , professor at the Barcelona School of Economics, Alexander Auzan , Dean of the Faculty of Economics of Moscow State University participated in the session as a member of the Council.