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China tops list of states providing humanitarian aid to Armenia

23:58, 05.07.2012 Region: World News, Armenia Theme: Economics, Society

YEREVAN. – In January-June 2012 Armenia received humanitarian aid amounting to about $30 million, Armenia’s National Statistics Service informs.

As compared to the same period last year the amount of the humanitarian aid has increased by $4 million.

Usually the U.S showed the largest amount of humanitarian aid to Armenia, but this year things have changed a little. In 2012 China topped the list of countries in terms of volumes of humanitarian aid with $13 million donated to Armenia (43.5 percent of the total amount).

For comparison the U.S. has donated $5.2 million, Switzerland - $1.7 million, Germany - $1.5 million.

In 2012 China donated 249 buses to Armenia.

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