Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Southwestern Asia.
- Neighbours: Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran.

- highland continental, hot summers, cold winters.

Natural hazards:
- occasionally severe earthquakes; - droughts.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:100.5people/km2
GDP*:11.0EUR billion

Currency: Dram

Code: AMD
Since: 1993

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:9%
Overall Motor*:54%




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Latest news

ARMENIAN insurers increased their net profit by 74% y-o-y in 1H

In Jan-June 2016, the net profit of Armenian insurance companies amounted to 2.6 bln AMD or USD 5.5 mln, with a 74% growth versus Jan-June 2015. In Q2 alone, the net profit of insurance companies totaled 1.3 bln AMD, or USD 2.8 mln, with a 0.5% growth versus Q1 due to 42-58% increase in three companies amid 4-53% decrease in the remaining three companies.

Armenia, 1Q2016: GWP growth by 6.7%, while claims decreased by 1.9%

In 1Q2016, GWP by Armenian insurance companies increased by 6.7%, to AMD 9.5 billion compared to the similar period of 2015. At the same time, in the analyzing period the volume of claims paid by the insurers dropped by 1.9% and totaled AMD 3.2 billion, according to the ArmInfo Agency based on the companies' reporting in accordance to the IFRS standards.

ARMENIA: In Q1 2016, cargo transportation grew by 62.9%

In Q1 2016 versus Q1 2015, cargo transportation in Armenia grew by 62.9% to 3 164.9 thsd tons, from which 2091.5 thsd tons (66.1% from the total volume) was transportation by road, the National Statistical Service of Armenia reports.

ARMENIAN insurance companies double net profit in quarter one

Six Armenia-based insurance companies earned more than 1.3 billion drams in net profit in the first quarter of 2016, up from  631.6 million drams they had earned in the same time span of 2015, according to ARKA news agency's  bulletin "Insurance Companies of Armenia" for the fourth quarter of 2015.

ARMENIAN insurance companies pay about 500 million drams in taxes for quarter one

The list of the 1000 largest Armenian corporate taxpayers in the first quarter of 2016 includes all six insurance companies operating in the country which paid a total of 499 million drams in various taxes, up from 457.4 million drams they had paid for the first quarter of 2015, the State Revenue Committee said.

Total assets of ARMENIA's pension funds stand now at 35.5 billion drams

The total assets of Armenia's pension funds managed by two companies stand  now at 35.5 billion drams, and the annual yield is 7%, Karen Hakobyan, the head of securities regulation division of the Central Bank's financial system regulation department , said today at a discussion devoted to the funded pension system.

ARMENIAN regulator sets system of differentiated obligatory insurance payments

The Central Bank of Armenia has set up a system of differentiated obligatory insurance payments which Armenia's banks transfer to the deposit guarantee fund. According to the press office of the central bank, an appropriate law has been amended to allow the regulator to set higher obligatory payments for banks, depending on degrees of their exposure to risk.