Yerevan/Mediamax/. Chairman of the Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs of the Armenian National Assembly, Gagik Minasyan, forecasts that the volume of the Armenian export in 2013 will grow three times.
Speaking with the reporters in Yerevan today, Gagik Minasyan said that this year export growth rates exceeded the import growth rates two times, Mediamax reports.
Gagik Minasyan said that the draft state budget for 2013 envisages high GDP growth. According to him, in 2013 there will be 6.3% GDP growth, and the inflation will make about 4%.
“As before, next year we will try to keep the microeconomic stability,” said Gagik Minasyan.
According to him, next year the economic growth will be mainly provided by agricultural and industrial spheres.
Speaking about Armenia’s foreign debt, he said that “at the end of the year the debt will make $ 3,8bln”. In 2013, the foreign debt of the country will make $ 4bln or 37% of GDP.
“Armenia has always been very punctual in maintaining its foreign debt. It is a priority task, that’s why relevant expenditures will grow by almost AMD 40bln,” Gagik Minasyan said.