Trade Sustainability Impact Assessments between the EU and Armenia

Client/Funding Institution

European Commission, DG Trade


The main objective of this project was a trade sustainability impact assessment (Trade SIA) in support of negotiations of a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia, which is an integral part of the new association agreement. It consists of two complementary components: (1) economic, environmental and social assessments using analytical tools and modelling techniques, and (2) a consultation process involving trading partners and stakeholders (both in the EU and Armenia). The project was led by Ecorys. wiiw was subcontractor of Stichting IIDE and contributed to the modeling of the effects of a potential EU-Armenia DCFTA using a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model and the description of the results in the report.


December 2012 - September 2013

wiiw Staff

Ronald Hartwig, Olga Pindyuk

Project Partners

Ecorys, Stichting IIDE and others.

Countries covered: Armenia

Research Areas: International Trade, Competitiveness and FDI