Nalbandian: Racism and racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance grossly violate human dignity and give rise to tensions within and between societies. That is why the fight against them became one of the main priorities of our chairmanship.
by Tigran Khachatryan
In Nov 2013 economic activity in Armenia dropped by 9.4%.
The National Statistical Service of Armenia reports that in Nov 2013 agriculture dropped by 48.4% to 68.4bln AMD or $168.8mln, services by 4.8% to 86.3bln AMD or $213.1mln and industry by 1.6% to 116.3bln AMD or $286.4mln.
Trade grew by 2% to 216bln AMD or $533.3mln, construction by 25.5% to 62.2bln AMD or $153.6mln.
In Jan-Nov 2013 economic activity grew by 3.3%. Industry grew by 7.2% to 1.110tln or $2.7bln, agriculture by 6.1% to 857.4bln AMD or $2.1mln, services by 2.9% to 917bln AMD or $2.2bln, trade by 1.6% to 1.972tln AMD or $4.8bln.
Construction dropped by 8.5% to 356.5bln AMD or $869.5mln, power engineering by 4.3% to 6.911bln KWh.
In Jan-Nov 2013 the average AMD/USD exchange rate made up 410.02 AMD/1 USD, in Nov 2013 it made up 405.01 AMD/1 USD.