YEREVAN. – A total of US$ 997,000-worth of beer was exported from Armenia in January-June 2012, which is approximately 17 percent more as compared with the same time period last year.
According to the State Revenue Committee data, Armenia exported a small quantity of beer to Poland (17,400 liters) and Sweden (10,100 liters), too. And exports to Russia have increased considerably and made up 751,000-1,015,000 liters, or $712,000-$916,000.
And in an interview with Armenian News-NEWS.am, capital city Yerevan Beer Company Director Ashot Baghdasaryan confirmed this information.
“We carried out some activities toward entering those markets and were able to export beer there, but with a small quantity, for now,” stated Baghdasaryan, and added:
“[And] With respect to Russia, the export there is growing, our product is expanding.”
According to him, the Company plans to increase export by 30-40 percent within the current year.