With the proliferation of online gambling, Armenia’s government sets further restrictions on gambling ads to protect the interests of consumers. But is it effective?
Suren Parsyan is a PhD candidate of economics, an associate professor at the Armenian State University of Economics and a lawyer. Parsyan heads the economic research department of the Hrayr Maroukhian Foundation. His professional interests include macro and micro economic policy, anti-monopoly mechanisms, tax policy, pension reform, energy system-tariffs, public debt management and mining.
A new tax hike on copper concentrate, molybdenum concentrate and ferromolybdenum places a burden on a sector that is critical to Armenia’s balance of payments and was implemented with an unwelcome urgency reducing regulatory certainty for potential investors.
The IT sector in Armenia is a strategic direction for the development of the country thanks to the relatively high level of scientific and educational potential of the population, and also one of the highest paid sectors.
Compared to other markets in the Armenian economy, the telecommunications and communications market is highly competitive. Economist Suren Parsyan breaks it down.
COVID-19 and the 2020 Artsakh War impacted Armenia-EU trade and economic relations and not only. Moving forward, Armenia must balance opportunities and risks in two directions of integration - CEPA and as a member of the Eurasian Economic Union.
There are a number of obstacles and barriers within the internal market of the EAEU. If solved quickly and effectively, it can create opportunities for mutual trade to grow, making it a productive vehicle for regional integration.
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