Topic: economy

STEPANAKERT — December 10 is a symbolic day for the history of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). On this day in 1991 its referendum of independence was held and based on its result, the independent Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) came[...]

YEREVAN — Inflation in Armenia continues to accelerate. The 12-month rate of inflation in the country was 9.6 percent, according to a report published by the Statistical Committee of the Armenian government. In the last quarter, all[...]

STEPANAKERT/WASHINGTON – Every day Zorik Babayan sells souvenirs near Stepanakert’s iconic We Are Our Mountains (aka Grandmother and Grandfather) monument. When I approached him last month, there was only a small group of tourists,[...]

By Danny Donabedian Harut Sassounian is an established, rather well-known political analyst and critic of Armenia’s current leadership and administration. He has claimed, on numerous occasions, to offer fair and balanced accounts of[...]

By Cristopher Patvakanian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – The financial system and spending patterns of many Armenians were not isolated from the shocks to Armenian society following the pandemic and 2020 war. Financial[...]

By Vahan Zanoyan Much has been written about the conventional economic development challenges of Armenia: Infrastructure needs, energy security, export promotion, agricultural development, emphasis on specific sectors such as IT, direct[...]

YEREVAN (news.am, azatutyun.am, ArmenPress) – Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan introduced newly appointed Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan to the staff of the Ministry of Economy on November 27. Pashinyan thanked[...]

By John Harker, LL.D. John Harker is a world-renowned conflict resolution, social engagement and international development expert. He was Nelson Mandela’s special advisor and helped him set up South Africa’s National[...]

Hayk Chobanyan, the Governor of Tavush Province, discusses the challenges of economic development in a province under fire. By Mateos Hayes Special to the Mirror-Spectator (Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part story on Tavush.[...]

By Armen Festekjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — With now more than 39,000 coronavirus cases and more than 700 deaths according to the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Armenia, the country continues to fight to[...]