Armenian products have widened the geographical scope of their popularity during last decades due to their high quality. Thanks to this, some of the best Armenian products are exported to every corner of the world.
Foreign trade policy of Armenia is largely determined to liberalize trade regimes. Since becoming a member of the World Trade Organization in 2003, Armenia is working to reform the existing customs system.
Nonetheless, there are some types of Armenian products that exporters have to obtain prior State permission for realizing export operations, such as:
- Rare animals and plants
- Nuclear materials
- Rare artifacts
Apparently, export has a significant role in the economy of Armenia. If you are interested in this, down below you can find the list of most popular Armenian products for export that you can also find online.
Top Exported Armenian Products #1: Precious Metals & Gems
According to some statistics, mineral industry in Armenia accounts approximately half of the country’s export and is one of the main sources of its economy. It is said that Armenia has about 30 precious metal and base metal mines.
In fact, Armenia is a major manufacturer of such metals as:
- Gold and some others
Furthermore, besides these deposits Armenia also has:
- 13 gold mines
- 7 copper-molybdenum mines
- 2 polymetallic mines
- 3 copper mines
- 2 iron ore mines
So, it’s not surprising that among the top exported Armenian products gold has its special place. The history of gold mining in Armenia goes back to many centuries.
Luckily for you, there are some Armenian stores specialized in gold jewelry. They also have online platforms for those who would like to have a look online or even purchase something.
Armenian gold jewelry is a combination of rich Armenian history and culture and some fashion trends. So, it will give brightness and uniqueness to everybody due to its jaw-dropping designs and, why not, prices.
One of the most famous and prime jewelry brands that definitely won’t leave you indifferent is “Artyom’s” jewelry that is a brilliant mixture of the old and the new.
Here, every single jewel is made of eye-catching precious stones and what’s more important, high quality gold.
Another major player in Armenian jewelry industry where the use of quality gold is primary is “Tateossian London”. This luxury brand is one of the leading jewelry and accessory stores in the world.
Top Exported Armenian Products #2: Armenian Tobacco
Another increasing source of income in Armenia is the production of cigarettes and other types of tobacco.
The export of Armenian cigarettes is realized in such countries, as:
- Hong Kong
- German, etc.
One of the largest companies in Armenia, Grand Holding owns “Grand Tabak” that is the largest manufacturer of Armenian cigarettes.
Many of the well-known cigarette brands belong to this company. Some of them are:
- The flagship of this company “Akhtamar”
The quality of these cigarettes is quite high as “Grand Tabak” operates its own curing barns at tobacco-growing regions of the country in order to control the good quality of tobacco.
By the way, Tavush, Armavir, Ararat and Vayk regions of Armenia are considered tobacco-growing regions. It’s also noteworthy that the company offers high quality Armenian cigarettes in 12 different forms and shapes.
Top Exported Armenian Products #3: Alcoholic Beverages of Armenia
Interestingly enough, Armenia has 52 wine, brandy, beer and vodka alcoholic beverage producers.
Undoubtedly, wine is among the most famous alcoholic drinks in Armenia and the history of wine production of the country dates back to 6000 years.
During last 5 years the volume of production of wine has increased dramatically and it’s not surprising that during these years the level of export increased as well.
Nonetheless, among the most significant game-changing Armenian products is the most beloved drink of Winston Churchill, the legendary Armenian cognac.
As a county with the best brandy producing traditions, Armenia has numerous well-known brandy producing factories among which are Yerevan Brandy Factory and Proshyan.
Initially, Yerevan Brandy Factory was known as Shustov’s brandy factory and now it has its own brand name “Ararat” that may sound familiar to many of you.
As for Proshyan Brandy Factory, during last decades it has radically increased its export in such countries as:
- South Korea
- Baltic countries, etc.
The most famous brandy types of this factory are:
Top Exported Armenian products #4: Armenian Fruits & Vegetables
Vegetable and fruit growing plays and important role in Armenian agriculture and it has a history of thousand years.
This is the country where you can find a large variety of vegetables and fruits. It’s mainly due to favorable geographical position and agro-ecological environment.
The main sorts of vegetables in Armenia are:
- Radish and garden radish
- Cilantro, etc.
Evidently, Armenians love using different kind of fruits and vegetables. These Armenian products are eaten dried, raw, pickled and even marinated.
Furthermore, not only vegetables but also fruits are compulsory ingredients for making different tasty soups and mouth-warming main dishes.
In short, vegetables and fruits are the fastest-growing Armenian products of export. According to the data of Armenian Ministry of Agriculture export of fruits and vegetables have grown twice since the beginning of this year.
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