Armenia first on industry growth in CIS


Armenia occupies the first place among the CIS states on industry growth according to the seven months results of this year.

The industry growth in Armenia from January to July made 13.4 percent, in Tajikistan 12 percent, in Belarus 8.6, in Uzbekistan 7, in Russia 3.2, and 0.2 percent in Ukraine, the CIS Interstate statistical committee reports. 

It is noteworthy that the industry growth was reduced in the three CIS states, including Azerbaijan by 2.8 percent, Kirgizstan by 30.2 and Moldova by 0.2.

To note, Armenia showed a quite high index in the economic growth as well. It made 6.2 percent for the first six months of 2012.