Round table discussion on export opportunities
On March 30, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of RA together with the “Export Armenia” Association of Experts organized a round-table discussion entitled “Export Opportunities nowadays”.
The Executive Director of the Chamber of commerce and industry of RA Andranik Aleksanyan made a welcoming speech, urging to hold a constructive discussion in order to clarify the existing problems and challenges in the field of export. In his opening remarks, the Chamber’s Operational Director Vladimir Amiryan presented the agenda and mentioned that the purpose of the meeting was to formulate clear proposals as a result of the discussion, which would contribute to the growth of exports in the long run.
In his speech, Karen Martirosyan, co-founder of the “Export Armenia” Association of Experts, stated that there are many problems in the sphere, which should be brought out as a result of such discussions and get appropriate solutions. Edgar Mehrabyan, Program Coordinator of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of RA, presented the structure and the main directions of the export.
The discussion was attended by about 25 exporters – industry experts, who expressed their concerns about the existing problems in the export sector, their proposals for solution. In particular were touched upon the issues of logistics, export professional structure, certification, economic diplomacy, the right targeting of target markets, definition of strategic priorities and presentation of Armenian products and branding.
As a result of further discussions with the expert and business community, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of RA will formulate a package of relevant proposals to present to the public-private sector.
Such meetings will be continuous, including the regions of the Republic of Armenia.