Bilateral Relations

Brazil Brazil

General information

The diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Federative Republic of Brazil were established on February 17, 1992.

The Consulate General of Armenia started to operate in San Paolo in March of 1998.

The Brazilian Embassy was opened in Yerevan in August of 2006.

On June 15, 2010 Mr. Ashot Yeghiazarian was appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Brazil.

The embassy of the Republic of Armenia in the Federative Republic of Brazil was established in 2011.

City Parliament of Campinas of the FRB has signed a resolution on recognizing Armenian Genocide on November 20, 2011.

In March 2011, the Government of Brazil provided goods and equipment equivalent to USD 100,000, to eliminate consequences of ecological disaster in Nubarashen district.

On 10 November 2014, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Armenia to Brazil Ashot Galoyan presented his credentials to the President of Brazil.

On October 11, 2017, by decree of the President of the RA Ara Aivazian was appointed as Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Guatemala (residence in Mexico).

Visits

To Brasil

December 1991 working visit of Minister of Foreign Minister Raffi Hovhannissian
June 1992 official visit of President Levon Ter-Petrossian
April 1993 working visit of Vice-President Gagik Harutiunian
May 2000 working visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs Vartan Oskanian
May 2002 working visit of President Robert Kocharian
January 2011 working visit of Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian
January 2011 G.Harutyunyan, Chairman of the RA Constitutional Court
May 2011 Pontifical visit of His Holiness Garegin B, Catholicos of All Armenians
February 2012 Mayor of Gyumri
April 2012 Ashot Hovakimyan, Deputy Minister, RA Foreign Ministry
November 2013 Official visit of the President of the RA National Assambly Hovik Abrahamyan
August 2016 Working Visit of His Excellency Serzh Sargsyan
11 to 15 of August, 2016 The working visit of Serzh Sargsyan, the President of the Republic of Armenia.

To Armenia

August 2001 working visit of Special Envoy of the President of Brazil Varuzhan Burmaian
May 2005 working visit of Special Envoy of the President of Brazil Jose Augusto Lindgren Alves
October 2011 Emidio Pereira de Souza, Mayor of Osasco, Sao Paulo state
March 2013 Deputy Minister of Foreign Relations of Brazil Vera Machado
October, 2016 Visit of the delegation headed by Eumar Novacki, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil
October, 2017 Visit of the delegation headed by Alousio Nunes Ferreira the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil

Legal field

Agreements

  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on Cultural Cooperation (signed on May 7, 2002)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil for the establishment of visa free regime with respect to diplomatic and service passports holders (signed on May 7, 2002)
  • Agreement between the Governments of the Republic of Armenia and the Federative Republic of Brazil on Cooperation in the Area of Education
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on Technical Cooperation.
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Trade and Investment Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Federal Republic of Brazil signed նn November 17th, 2017.

Joint Statements

  • Joint Statement by the President of the Republic of Armenia and the President of the Federative Republic of Brazil (signed on May 7, 2002)

 Memoranda

  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply of the Federative Republic of Brazil,
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Federative Republic of Brazil on Political Consultations,
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Rio Branco Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federative Republic of Brazil,

Trade and economic relations

Bilateral trade between Armenia and Brazil (in thousand US dollars)

  Export Import (by trading country)
2013 592.8  87366.5
2014 1.4 91060.3
2015 13.1 61419.4
2016 8.8 52961.1
2017 6.3 54995.8
2018 75.2 61728.6

Main exported goods

chloroprene rubber, varios chemical goods and materials, metal pipes

Main imported goods

Meat, meet products, sugar, coffee, tobacco, sweets

 

Updated 05.04.2018

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