YEREVAN, June 19. /ARKA/. Small and medium-size farms in Armenia may export their products after solution of some problems, Garegin Melkonyan, the first deputy economy minister, said Thursday at the second session of the experts’ commission of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
“Partners as well as right marketing, advertisement and brands are needed,” he said pointing out also the necessity of finding ways for a right entrance to the international market.
The board of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, at its session held in December 2013 in Paris, included Armenia in the project of studying the organization’s program of Eurasian reforms for 2014.
After that a commission was set up in Armenia for coordinating work on experts’ assessment of these studies.
Antonio Somma, the head of the program, on his side, said that the study has identified some problems hampering export of small and medium agricultural companies’ products.
After completing its study, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found it necessary to assist farms find ways to enter international markets.
Melkonyan said the report on the results of the study will be presented on October 7 and 8. --0----