YEREVAN, October 3. / ARKA /. Jewelry production in Armenia in January-August 2013 amounted to 11.8 billion drams, an increase of 14.6 percent when compared with the same period of 2012, according to the numbers released today by the National Statistical Service.
It said overall, 759 kg of jewelry were produced, up from 703.9 kg in the first eight months of 2012.
Diamond production in the first eight months this year amounted to 58,927 carats, an increase of 49.2% compared to January-August 2012.
The export of precious and semi-precious stones, precious metals and products amounted to $120.3 million, an increase of 5.9% compared to the same period of 2012). ($ 1 - 405.40 drams). -0-