THE IMPROVEMENT OF ARMENIAN POSITION BY 18 POINTS IS UNPRECEDENTED: TIGRAN SARGSYAN
OCTOBER 23, 2012
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 23, ARMENPRESS: Being ranked in the 32nd position and
improving its position by 18 points in the World Bank and International
Financial Corpporation’s 2013 report is definitely an unprecedented
success for Armenia. Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister of the Republic
of Armenia came forth with assessment in the course of Information
Technologies Development Support Council session and congratulated
Government members for the achieved progress.
“We have really registered progress in the course of the year. We
are ranked in the 32 nd place among 184 countries. Surely it is a
good index, yet we have more room to develop and our further efforts
should be targeted to the improvement of the position” the head of
the Executive Body stated, Armenpress reports.
“Armenia is the best among CIS countries in the frame of improving
its positions. Kazakhstan has improved its position by 7 points,
Russia – 8 points, Uzbekistan -14 , while the rest of the countries
have either recovered a lower positions or have retreated ” Karine
Minasyan , Armenian Deputy Minister of Economy noted.
Armenia is ranked as the second in the region after Georgia. In
comparision with the previous year Azerbaijan has retreated by one
position. Turkey and Iran have also jointly retreated their positions.
Armenian progress is due to investment, small business advocacy and
serious reforms recorded in other areas.