Bilateral Relations

Austria Austria

 

General information

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Austria were established on 24 January 1992.

On 28 November 2018 Armen Papikyan was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Austria.

On 28 August 2012 Alois Kraut, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Armenia (with residence in Vienna), presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan.

In 2016 Gerhard Schaumberger was appointed Head of the Office of the Austrian Development Agency in Armenia.

In June 2011 Aram Marutyan was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Austria in Armenia. 

Visits

Austria

 March 2019         Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister

January 2017

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

May 2016

Serzh Sargsyan, President

March 2016

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

June 2014

Serzh Sargsyan, President

November 2013

Serzh Sargsyan, President

February 2013

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

June 2011

Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister

March 2011

Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

February 2008

Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

April 2007

Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

March 2006

Vartan Oskanian, Minister of Foreign Affairs

February 2005

Arthur Baghdassarian, Chairman of the National Assembly

February 2002

Robert Kocharyan, President

Armenia

April 2017

Heinz Fischer, Former Federal President of Austria

September 2014

Sebastian Kurz, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

June 2012

Heinz Fischer, Federal President

June 2010

Michael Spindelegger, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Legal framework

Declaration

  • Joint Declaration on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Austria.

Agreements 

  • Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Austria on bilateral foreign economic relations.
  • Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Austria for the promotion and protection of investments.
  • Convention between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Austria for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and on capital.
  • Air Transport Agreement between the Government of th Republic of Armenia and the Austrian Federal Government.
  • Agreement on partnership between Kanaker-Zeytun district of the Yerevan city (Republic of Armenia) and Fourth district of Vienna city (Republic of Austria).
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Austria on international Transport of goods.
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Austria on the cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters.
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Austria on Devolopment Cooperation.
  • Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Austria.
  • Joint Action Plan on cooperation between the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy of the Republic of Austria in the field of tourism.
  • Declaration on friendly relations and partnership between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Austria.
  • Letter of Intent between the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Republic of Armenia and the “Waagner-Biro” Company.

 

Memoranda

  • Memorandum of Understanding on recommendations for the mutual recognition of qualifications in higher education between the Minister of education and science of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Minister of education, science and culture of the Republic of Austria.
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.
  • Cooperation agreement between Gegharkunik Marzpetaran of the Republic of Armenia and “The Vienna Consortium” represented by Vienna City Municipality “Alaris” and “Pan Plan” companies, Republic of Austria as well as associated individual international experts. Signed on March 28, 2008, in Sevan.
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of culture of the Republic of Armenia, the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture of the Republic of Austria concerning cooperation in the fields of education, the Arts and Culture.
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Ministry of Education and Women Affairs of the Republic of Austria in the field of education.
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Environment Protection between the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Armenia and the Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism of the Republic of Austria.

 

Turnover between Armenia and Austria (thousand US dollars)

Export Import (according to the country of origin)

 

  Export Import (according to the country of origin)
2017 1893.3 21489.3
2018 6370.5 28772.5
2019 3484.8 34041.1

Updated on 01.03.2020

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