ARMENIA'S JEWELRY PRODUCTION OUTPUT AMOUNTED TO 4.9BLN DRAMS IN JANUARY-MAY

YEREVAN, July 8. / ARKA /. Jewelry production output amounted to
4,959.1 million drams in Armenia in January-May, a reduction of 36.4%
compared to the same period of 2013, ArmStat reported.

A total of 513.1 kilograms of jewelry was produced in the period as
compared to 515.6 kilograms in January-May 2013 (0.5% reduction).

Diamond production output was 25,966 carats, a 34.4% decrease.

Exports of precious and semi-precious stones, precious metals and
products from them totaled about $92.7 million (25% increase) in
January-May; imports were $136.6 million (41% increase). ($1- 407.8
drams). --0-

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From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress