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Bilateral Relations



India

General information

Diplomatic relations established on August 31, 1992.

The Ambassador of Armenia to India is Armen Martirosyan (since 2015).

 

The Ambassador of India to Armenia is Yogeshwar Sangwan (since 2016).

The Honorary Consul of Armenia in Chennai is Shivkumar Eashwaran (since 2011).

 

Visits

To India

December 1995 President Levon Ter-Petrossian
December 1996 President of the National Assembly Babken Ararktsyan
December 2000 Minister of Foreign Affairs Vardan Oskanyan
October 2003 President Robert Kocharyan
December 2006 President of the National Assembly Tigran Torosyan
November 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian
March 2011 Secretary of the National Security Council Baghdasaryan
December 2013 President of the National Assembly Hovik Abrahamyan
February 2016 Minister of agriculture Sergo Karapetyan
November 2017 President Serzh Sargsyan

To Armenia

July 2003 State Minister of External Affairs D.Singh
October 2005 Vice-President and Speaker of upper house of the Parliament Bhairon Singh Sekhavat
October 2011 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sanjay Singh
November 2011 Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot
April 2017 Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Signed documents

Agreements

  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on trade and economic cooperation, March 11, 1993
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on cooperation in the fields of science and technology, March 25, 1994
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on cooperation in the spheres of culture, arts, education, tourism, sports and mass-media, December 14, 1995
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on economic and technical cooperation, December 14, 1995
  • Between RA and RI on friendship and cooperation, December 14, 1995
  • On Air Services between the Governments of RA and RI, December 5, 2000
  • Between the Department for Standardization, Metrology and Certification under the Government of RA and Bureau of Indian Standards on cooperation in the fields standardization, certification and accreditation, July 26, 2001
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on creation of Intergovernmental Commission for cooperation in spheres of trade, economy, science, technology, culture and art, July 26, 2001
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on encouragement and protection of investments, May 23, 2003
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on abolition of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic passports, October 31, 2003
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on avoidance of the double taxation and prevention of evasion from payment of taxes concerning taxes to incomes and property, October 31, 2003
  • On cooperation between Public Television of RA and Doordarshan State Television of RI, November 11, 2010
  • On the establishment of the Armenian-Indian Business Council, October 31,2011
  • Between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of the Republic of India on cooperation in the field of agriculture, February 19, 2016

Protocols

  • Between RA and RI on establishment of diplomatic relations, August 31, 1992
  • Between RA and RI on establishment of consular relations, August 31, 1992
  • Between RA and RI on consultations between MFA of RA and MEA of RI, March 11, 1993
  • Amending the Convention between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of India for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, which was signed at New Delhi on 31st October 2003, January 27, 2016 

Memorandums of Understanding

  • On Cooperation in Defense sphere between Ministry of Defense of RA and Ministry of Defense of RI, May 23, 2003
  • On Cooperation in the field of services of information technology between the Ministry of Trade and Economic development of RA and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of RI, October 31, 2003
  • On Cooperation between Parliaments of RA and RI, October 2005
  • On cooperation between the friendly cities of Yerevan and New of Delhi,
    September 13, 2008
  • Between Governments of RA and RI on the establishment of the Armenian-Indian information and telecommunication technologies educational centre, June 26, 2009
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI on cooperation in science and technology sphere for the years 2012-2015, November 1, 2011
  • Between the Governments of RA and RI for establishing Telemedicine Network in Armenia, June, 2014.
  • Between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of India on Cooperation in the Peaceful uses of Outer Space, April 25, 2017
  • Between the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Republic of India on Cooperation in Youth Matters, April 25, 2017

Programs

  • On Cultural cooperation between the Ministries of Culture of RA and RI for the years 2011-2012, November 11, 2010
  • On Cultural Cooperation Between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of India for the Years 2017-2020, April 25, 2017

Trade and economic relations

Bilateral trade (in thous. US dollars)

  export import
2015 426.3 52366.9
2016 1769.5 71892.3

Main imports

Meat, tea, rice, precious stones, medicines, textile products, jewelry, industrial products, plastic, electronics.

Main exports

Precious and semi-precious stones, cooper and copper products, aluminum and aluminum products, chemical industry products, non-ferrous metals, metallic scrub, raw rubber.

 

Updated 30.05.2017

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