The Central Bank of Armenia left its key refinancing rate unchanged for a second straight meeting at 9.25 % on May 3rd 2022. The decision was aimed at supporting the domestic economy against a backdrop of inflationary pressures and heightened risks exacerbated by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Armenia’s annual inflation rate hit a three-month high of 7.4% in March of 2022, above 5.8% a year ago and the central bank's target of 4%. source: Central Bank of Armenia

Interest Rate in Armenia averaged 6.53 percent from 2003 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 10.50 percent in February of 2015 and a record low of 3 percent in August of 2005. This page provides - Armenia Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Armenia Refinancing Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.

Interest Rate in Armenia is expected to be 9.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Armenia Refinancing Rate is projected to trend around 10.00 percent in 2023 and 9.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Armenia Refinancing Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-02-01 08:00 AM 8% 7.75% 7.75%
2022-03-15 08:00 AM 9.25% 8% 8%
2022-05-03 08:00 AM 9.25% 9.25% 9.5%
2022-06-14 08:00 AM 9.25%
2022-08-02 08:00 AM
2022-09-13 08:00 AM


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Interest Rate 9.25 9.25 percent May 2022
Money Supply M1 1300820.00 1269489.00 AMD Million Mar 2022
Money Supply M0 1607675.00 1627226.00 AMD Million Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 2432865.00 2392663.00 AMD Million Mar 2022
Deposit Interest Rate 7.75 6.50 percent Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves 3018.63 2871.08 USD Million Apr 2022
Lending Rate 10.75 9.50 percent Mar 2022

Armenia Refinancing Rate
In Armenia, interest rate decisions are taken by the Central Bank of Armenia. The official interest rate is the Refinancing Rate.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.25 9.25 10.50 3.00 2003 - 2022 percent Daily

News Stream
Armenia Holds Interest Rate at 9.25%
The Central Bank of Armenia left its key refinancing rate unchanged for a second straight meeting at 9.25 % on May 3rd 2022. The decision was aimed at supporting the domestic economy against a backdrop of inflationary pressures and heightened risks exacerbated by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Armenia’s annual inflation rate hit a three-month high of 7.4% in March of 2022, above 5.8% a year ago and the central bank's target of 4%.
2022-05-03
Armenia Hikes Key Interest Rate to 9.25%
The Central Bank of Armenia lifted its key refinancing rate by 125 bps to 9.25% on March 15th, 2022, bringing borrowing costs to the highest since 2015, amid mounting concerns over strong inflationary pressures, which are likely to be inflamed by the Ukraine war. Armenia’s annual inflation rate eased for the third straight month to 6.5% in February of 2022, from 7.1% in January, but well above 5.3% in the same month a year ago.
2022-03-15
Armenia Raises Key Interest Rate to 8%
The Central Bank of Armenia lifted its key refinancing rate by 25 bps to 8% on February 1st, 2022, bringing borrowing costs to the highest since 2016, amid ongoing concerns over strong inflationary pressures. The annual inflation rate slowed to 7.7% in December of 2021, from a near eleven-year high of 9.6% in November and after six consecutive months of rises.
2022-02-01