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Об итогах внешней и взаимной торговли товарами Таможенного союза в январе-июне 2012 г.
28 августа 2012 | Таможенно-тарифное регулирование

По оперативным данным объем внешней торговли товарами государств – членов Таможенного союза за январь-июнь 2012 г. составил 459,6 млрд. долларов США, в том числе экспорт – 302,9 млрд. долларов США, импорт – 156,7 млрд. долларов США. Стоимостной объем экспорта по сравнению с январем-июнем 2011 г. в текущих ценах увеличился на 9,7%, или на 26,9 млрд. долларов США, импорта – на 4,8%, или на 7,2 млрд. долларов США.

The EEC is initiating the development of innovative industrial directions within the EAEU
02 March | Industry and agriculture

The EEC Board approved the list of priority directions of cooperation of the EAEU Member States in order to accelerate technological modernization and innovation activity of organizations of the Member States.

The EEC developed a procedure for joint scientific research in agriculture
02 March | Industry and agriculture

The EEC Board approved the Procedure for conducting joint R&D works in the sphere of agricultural sector of the Member States of the Eurasian Economic Union. This year, it is planned to approve the document by the heads of Government of the Union States.

A transparent system of pre-trial settlement of disputes on agroindustrial issues has been established in the EEC
02 March | Industry and agriculture

The EEC Board approved the procedure for the organization and holding of negotiations and consultations on disputes related to the implementation of the agreed agroindustrial policy in the EAEU, including issues of state support of agriculture.

EEC Minister Valery Koreshkov: "In 2017-2018, 67 additional documents will be prepared for the regulation of the market of medicines in the EAEU countries”
02 March | Technical Regulation

The EEC continues to work on the creation of comfortable conditions for the pharmaceutical business in the EAEU countries. In 2017-2018, 67 additional documents will be prepared for the regulation of the common market of medicines. This was stated by the EEC Board Member - Minister in charge of technical regulation Valery Koreshkov at the opening the EAEU session in the framework of the Pharmaceutical forum of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Pairing of the EAEU and SREB acquires real outlines: the list of infrastructure projects has been agreed
01 March | Energy and infrastructure

The Eurasian Economic Commission established a list of priority projects to be implemented by the EAEU States and support the formation of the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB). 39 of them are for construction of new roads and renovation of the existing ones, creation of transport and logistics centers, development of key transport hubs, etc. This was reported by the Director of the Transport and Infrastructure Department of the EEC Yerzhan Nurakhmetov in the framework of commemorative events dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE-ITC) in Geneva.

The EEC Minister Tatyana Valovaya: "The dialogue with Chile became wide and is gaining new momentum"
01 March | Integration and Macroeconomics

On March 1, at the Eurasian Economic Commission, the EEC Board Member - Minister in charge of integration and macroeconomics Tatyana Valovaya and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Chile in the Russian Federation Rodrigo Jose Nieto Maturan discussed the current state and prospects of development of trade and economic partnership of the EAEU Member States and the Republic of Chile. Participants of the meeting expressed their satisfaction with the pace of cooperation development between the EAEU and Chile.

Baby toys, entertainment items and electric household appliances in the EAEU States will become safer
28 February | Chairman of the EEC Board | Customs cooperation | Industry and agriculture | Technical Regulation

The EEC Board endorsed a prohibition on the use of high-intensity loose magnets and small size magnets in toys, established transitional provisions for technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on entertainment facilities and dangerous substances in electrical and radioelectronics products, adopted a number of other important decisions in the areas of technical regulations, industry and agroindustrial complex, and customs cooperation.

Medicines in the EAEU may become five times cheaper
28 February | Competition and Antitrust regulation

Medicines in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may may become five times cheaper, and automobile spare parts and perfumery and cosmetic products two or three times cheaper through the introduction of a “parallel” imports for these goods. This was reported by the EEC Board member - Minister in charge of competition and antitrust regulation of the Eurasian Economic Commission Nurlan Aldabergenov at a session with the heads of antimonopoly bodies of the Member States held in Moscow on February 28. According to the EEC Minister, the “parallel” imports will significantly reduce prices in the EAEU States for many imported goods.

The procedure for crossing the border between the EAEU and Iran can be simplified
28 February | Energy and infrastructure

At a bilateral meeting in Geneva, the EEC Board member - Minister in charge of energy and infrastructure Adamkul Zhunusov and the Minister of roads and urban development of Iran Abbas Ahundi discussed plans for cooperation in the fields of transport and infrastructure. They discussed simplification of procedures for the crossing of the border between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran, providing favorable conditions for transit and development of transport corridors.

Belarus and Kyrgyzstan remove barriers in the field of taxation
28 February | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

Belarus and Kyrgyzstan remove barriers regarding VAT on certain types of agriculture and fish farming commodities. Change of taxation will occur within the framework of the activity to remove obstacles for the free movement of goods and services on domestic markets of the Eurasian Economic Unity (EAEU) and prevent their occurrence.