Meeting with businessmen from Gyumri on inspection reform

As a part of raising awareness on inspection reform program a meeting with businessmen in Gyumri took place on December 9th, 2015. The meeting was organized jointly by the WB Group IFC, the Ministry of Economy, EBRD Business Support Office with the support of SME DNC of Armenia. The inspection reform team introduced a brief summary on latest updates on inspection reform, legislative updates, review of the inspections and cheskd based on checklists and the upcoming plans of ...

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IRCC 13th meeting took place: the first inspection body-Market Surveillance Inspectorate will be established in Armenia

Chaired by Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, the Inspection Reform Coordination Council held its 13th meeting in the Office of Government.

The Council discussed and approved the establishment of a market control inspection authority in the Republic of Armenia, as well as its charter and composition. It was reported that the new agency will have a new system of management, new proceeding principles and new approaches to public awareness policy that will help improve the efficiency of the ...

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SME Development Council meeting took place

Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council’s 13th meeting took place at the RA Government.
The Council discussed the  issue related to granting entrepreneurs running B&B businesses an option to use privileges of family businesses or choose an option to be  Turnover tax payer. Another issue on the agenda included the establishment of  differentiated approach to the definition of local fees for SMEs. Both issues were approved and the relevant assignments had been given by the Prime Minsiter.

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Inspection reform raising awareness meeting with journalists took place

On June 5-6 inspection reform raising awareness seminar-meeting with journalists took place, organized by Inspection Reform Coordination Council’s Secretariat operating at the Ministry of Economy, the World Bank Group and EBRD Business Support Office. The purpose of the seminar  was to introduce the activities undertaken in frames of IR strategy, as well as introduce IR legislative framework and regulations, in particular the RA law “On inspection bodies”, Inspection system optimization concept etc.  Inspection prodcedures with introduction of checklists ...

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The first IT startup company is certified to use the privileges granted by the new law

The BSO consultants met with the deputy head of “TeTech”LLC- the first IT start-up company certified to use the privileges defined by the RA law “On state support to IT sector”. 

Mr. Vahag Minasyan told us about the company: the company has a five-member team that is working on the client-given tasks  preparing projects thus bringing the client-organization functions to automated field. Creative approaches that are typical of most of the professionals working in the field, ...

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EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visited Armenia

The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti made his official visit to Armenia on 11 May, during his tour of the South Caucasus countries.

During the one-day visit Sir Suma had meetings with RA President, Serzh Sargsyan, the Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan and the Chairman of Central Bank Artur Javadyan.

Sir Suma Chakrabarti’s visit to Armenia coincided with the opening of the EBRD’s new Resident Office in Yerevan which the Bank marked with ...

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Meeting with B & B industry SMEs took place

B&B industry SME representatives operating in the regions of Armenia discussed taxation mechanisms at the meeting organized by the Business Support Office and SME Cooperation Association.

The SMEs introduced the specifications of the industry depending on the region they are located at and discussed the tools and perspectives of the sector development.

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Best woman entrepreneur award ceremony took place

The Business Support Office participated in Best woman entrepreneur 2015 award ceremony and granted two  awards and certificated to two businesswomen who represented two companies: Yoga Tun- yoga centre with national elements and Khatutik – child center. Congratulations!

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