Vahan Kerobyan

Armenia extends ban on import of Turkey goods

The Armenian government made a decision at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting to extend for another 6 months the ban on the import of Turkish goods to the country, Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan said. The …

Armenia to introduce ban on sale of Turkish goods

The authorities will ban the sale of Turkish goods in Armenia, Armenia's acting economy minister Vahan Kerobyan said. "We intend to extend the ban on the import of Turkish goods into the country, as well as their sale, …

Armenia may extend ban on imports of Turkish goods

Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan said the ban on imports of Turkish goods may be prolonged. "From an economic point of view, we believe that the ban should be extended if political or other priorities do not interfere …

Price of nationalism: Turkish goods disappear from Armenian stores

Following Ankara’s strong backing of Azerbaijan in the recent war, Yerevan is banning many Turkish goods. Outside the Mavi clothing store in Yerevan, a giant sign reads: “70 percent liquidation!” Stocks are running low, an employee told Eurasianet, as the store gets ready to close its doors. On December 31, a ban on Turkish imported goods goes into effect in Armenia. And that includes the Mavi shop, an outpost of the global Turkish fast-fashion chain

New economy minister appointed in Armenia

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan signed a decree appointing Vahan Kerobyan as economy minister. The decree was published on the president's website. Kerobyan's predecessor, Tigran Khachatryan, left office after submitting …