YEREVAN, February 17. /ARKA/. Armenia is planning to increase exports of cognac, agriculture and tobacco products to China this year, Armenia’s premier Tigran Sargsyan said Friday, at his meeting with the delegation of Chinese communist party central committee headed by Chzhou Li.
The premier said two countries have great potential for expansion of economic ties.
Sargsyan also appreciated the high level of political relationship between the countries, the government press service reported.
Li gave Sargsyan warm regards from his Chinese counterpart Li Ketsyan.
“You make great efforts for development of Armenia-China relations, and China greatly appreciates it. Armenia is one of the most trusted partners for us”, Li said.
The sides attached importance to Chinese air companies’ coming to the Armenian market and to simplification of visa regime in this respect.
The parties talked also about cooperation in IT, communications, education and other fields.
According to ArmStat, Armenia-China foreign trade turnover rose from $430.935 million in 2012 to $455.355 million in 2013. –0—