Armenia’s largest shadow economy hides within exports and monopolistic
importers – presidential hopeful
February 15, 2013 | 14:10
YEREVAN. – The presidential election campaign in Armenia has become
very intense and the interest is great in the past three or four days,
Presidential candidate, opposition Freedom Party Chairman, former PM
Hrant Bagratyan stated on Friday.
He noted that he does not speak solely about the economy, when he
meets with the voters; he presents a political platform, as well.
Bagratyan stressed that Armenia’s greatest challenges today are
poverty and emigration, which grow on a daily basis. He noted that the
society also demands that the case into the tragic events, which
occurred in capital city Yerevan on March 1, 2008, be solved.
Also, the former PM stated that Armenia’s largest shadow economy of
present-day hides within exports and the monopolistic importers,
specifically in large commercial networks.