Economic activity index grows 7,7% in Armenia
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 20, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s economic activity index grew 7,7% in January-August of 2018 against the same period of last year.
According to the national statistical service, the volume of industrial output grew 4,4%, construction volume 8,5%, trade turnover 9,7%.
Significant growth has been recorded in the service branch – 18,9%.
A minor decrease is seen in the agriculture field, with only 1% drop in output.
The energy production indicator grew 1,3%, while the consumer price index 2,5%.
Average monthly wages grew 3,7%.
Foreign trade turnover volumes grew 26,4%.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan