Investment Policy Issues in Armenia: Scientific Seminar at ASUE
Today, the Chair of Microeconomics and Organization of Entrepreneurial Activities continued the series of scientific seminars conducted within the frames of chair scientific-research topics, which was attended by Gagik Vardanyan, Vice Rector of Science and International Relations, the staff of Chair headed by Mikayel Melkumyan, the Chair, Doctor of Sciences, Professor, Vice President of the National Assembly. Today’s seminar was about the issues of improvement of the RA investment environment and implementation of industrial policy.
Gagik Vardanyan stated that the series of seminars is a good platform for scientists and researchers, as it enables to be not only informed, but also to become a participant in professional discussions, which are important ones. In addition, the Vice-Rector highlighted that the outcomes of chair research topics are to be integrated into the learning process.
Mikayel Melkumyan also highlighted the initiative of seminars, stating that regardless of such meetings, their Chair works and keeps professional issues in its spotlight.
Then Ashot Yeghiazaryan, Doctor of Sciences, Associate Professor, presented a report touching the policy, goals, objectives and legislation of Armenia’s investment environment.
The Chair Mikayel Melkumyan referred to outcomes of investment policy, stating that its outcome should be measurable and tangible for everybody in the context of improving her/his life quality. The Professor drew attention on a number of dates and stressed that there are competitive specialists in their Chair, who can present professional approaches to these issues.
Azat Kalantaryan, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, referred to structure, sources of foreign investments, then the question – why isn’t the picture of foreign investments inspiring, in spite of the existing relevant concept, which meets the legislative framework regulating the field and requirements of market economy? The reason is that the law is not implemented fully. Emma Movsisyan, PhD in Economics, Assistant Professor, referred to issues of trade policy in our country and foreign trade, interconnection of trade and investment policy. Hranush Gabrielyan, PhD in Economics also spoke on the topic stressing the importance of promoting domestic investment.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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