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Business Practices in Armenia

Opening hours and bank holidays

General Information
Business Practices in Armenia
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Opening Hours and Days
Most businesses operate five days a week. The usal opening hours for financial institutions, commercial organizations are from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm with a one hour lunch break at 1.00 pm. 
Retail stores' opening hours vary from their location and size but they usually open from 8.00 am to 9.00 pm.

Public Holidays

New Year December 31-January 2
Christmas January 6
National Army Day January 28
Women's International Day March 8
Motherhood and Beauty Day April 7
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day April 24
Worker's Day May 1
Victory and Peace Day May 9
First Republic Day May 28
Constitution Day July 5
Republic Independence Day September 21
Earthquake Memorial Day December 7
Holiday Compensation
When a public holiday falls on Saturday, companies close on the following Monday to compensate.

Periods When Companies Usually Close

Closure for New Year First week of January (Armenian Christmas)
Closure during Summer One week around Mid-August

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