Central bank expects yearend inflation at about 10 percent

14.09.2022 13:15
Central bank expects yearend inflation at about 10 percent

YEREVAN, September 14. /ARKA/. The Central Bank of Armenia expects the yearend inflation to  be around 10%, Chairman Martin Galstyan said at a press conference today. He said the inflation rate will approach its target during the third quarter of 2023.

According to the National Statistical Committee, Armenia's 12-month consumer inflation rate was  9.1 percent in August 2022.

Armenian government’s growth projection for 2022 is 7%; the inflation is set at 4% (± 1.5%). According to the World Bank’s latest Global Economic Prospects report, Armenia's GDP in 2022 is expected to grow by 3.5%, down 1.3 p.p. from the previous forecast, made in January.

World Bank analysts expect Armenia's GDP to grow by 4.6% in 2023 (0.8 p.p. down from the January forecast) and by 4.9% in 2024.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Armenia's GDP growth to reach 5 percent in 2022, while inflation is projected to increase temporarily before moderating by the end of the year.-0- 

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