Varos SIMONYAN
  • Phone (+374 11) 597 111
  • Email vsimonyan@mineconomy.am
  • Date and Place of Birth

    March 5, 1981, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

2009 University of Bradford, United Kingdom
 
2005 Economic Research Institute, Doctor of Economics
 
2003-2005 State Engineering University of Armenia, Research Engineer Degree of Economics and Management
  
2001-2003 State Engineering University of Armenia, "Engineering Management", Master's Degree in Engineering (Diploma of Excellence)

1997-2001 State Engineering University of Armenia, "Management and Economics of Enterprises", Bachelor of Engineering (Diploma of Excellence)

 

Since August 22, 2019 Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
  
2015-2019 August Trade Attaché of the Republic of Armenia to the European Union
 
2011-2015 Trade Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the European Union

2008-2011 Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, European Union and International Economic Affairs Department, Head of Department
 
2007-2008 Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, European Union and World Trade Organization Department, Acting Head of Department, Head of EU Affairs Division

2005-2007 Ministry of Trade and Economic Development of the Republic of Armenia, European Union and World Trade Organization Department, Head of EU Affairs Division
 
2002-2005 Ministry of Trade and Economic Development of the Republic of Armenia, Department of Mining, Leading specialist of Natural Resource Economics Department

2002-2008 State Engineering University of Armenia, Communication Economics and Management Faculty, Lecturer
 
1998-2002 Progress CJSC, Marketing Department, Specialist

Trainings
 
2010 Multilateral Trade Agreements, WTO online course

2010 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, WTO online course
 
2010 Reforms and Negotiations of Trade in Services, Republic of Austria
 
2009 Macro-financial and Macro-economic Policies, Kingdom of Belgium
 
2009 Internal Market legislation in the Eastern Partnership countries, Kingdom of Belgium
 
2009 Trade Defence Instruments, Republic of Austria
 
2009 Economic Integration and Convergence with EU policies, Kingdom of Belgium
 
2009 Trade Facilitation, Georgia
 
2009 Public Sector Reforms, United Kingdom
 
2008 ADB Partnership Program, Republic of the Philippines
 
2008 WTO Government Procurement Agreement, the Swiss Confederation
 
2007 Negotiations and Implementation of Free Trade Agreements, Republic of the Philippines

2006 Trade policy and WTO membership, Republic of Uzbekistan
 
2004 Investment Promotion in Mining, Japan

Export to the EU under “GSP+” REX

One Stop Shop for Investors

Support to investment projects in tourism sector

Feedback with the ministry staff officers

United Platform on Electonic Requests

Unified website for legal acts drafts

eRegulations Armenia

Electronic Government of the Republic of Armenia

The rank of Armenia in the international ratings

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