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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.

Sergei Glazyev proposed shaping a Eurasian monetary and financial system
26 October | Integration and Macroeconomics

Sergei Glazyev, Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, put forward his proposals on creating the Eurasian Economic Union's national currency-based monetary and financial system during the session dedicated to the prospects for extending the EAEU-China financial cooperation at "Coupling the EAEU and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative" online forum being held on October 26.

EEC develops the international agenda together with business
23 October | Integration and Macroeconomics

On October 23, a meeting under the chairmanship of Sergei Glazyev, Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics, was held at the headquarters of the Eurasian Economic Commission. Its participants discussed the issues of developing cooperation of the Eurasian Economic Union with partners in the regions of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the European Union (EU), the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the African Union and Latin America.

The standards for the content of glycidyl fatty acid ethers can be included in several technical regulations of the EAEU that establish food safety requirements
23 October | Technical Regulation

To enhance consumer protection, the authorized bodies of the Eurasian Economic Union expressed general support for the inclusion of standards for the content of glycidyl fatty acid esters on the "package principle" in several technical regulations of the Union that establish food safety requirements. In particular, the Member States are considering the issue of including these requirements into the amendments to the technical regulations of the Union "On Food Safety" and "On the Safety of Certain Types of Specialized Food Products, Including Dietary Medical and Dietary Preventive Nutrition" that are publicly discussed on the Union's portal.

EAEU to harmonize legislation in the sphere of natural monopolies
23 October | Energy and infrastructure

The Eurasian Economic Commission has drafted proposals to regulatory legal acts in the spheres of natural monopolies. This became known following the 20th meeting of the Advisory Committee on Natural Monopolies held on October 22.

EAEU to use best international experience in developing coordinated approaches to combating intellectual property infringements on the Internet
23 October | Economy and financial policy

Askar Kishkembayev, Head of the Secretariat of the Member of the Board - Minister in charge of Economy and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission, told about methods of protecting intellectual property rights on the Internet at the round table in memory of Professor A. L. Makovsky "Intellectual Rights in the Modern Era". The event was held on October 21 as part of the international scientific and practical conference of the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation "15th Annual Scientific Readings in Memory of Professor S. N. Bratus".

EEC decisions on preliminary information sharing to make life easier for businesses
23 October | Customs cooperation

The Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission has adopted a number of decisions on the issue of preliminary information sharing. Some amendments were made to the procedures of preliminary information sharing on goods expected to be imported into the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union by various modes of transport, the procedures for registration and use of preliminary information. The amendments affected the preliminary information structure as well.

Mikhail Myasnikovich congratulated Askar Mamin on his birthday
23 October | Chairman of the EEC Board

Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission, congratulated Askar Mamin, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Member of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, on his birthday.

EAEU ready to propose venue for converging regulatory issues for Eurasian business
23 October | Trade

The Eurasian Economic Union could become a venue for organizing and facilitating consultations of major economies in the continent to narrow regulatory approaches, develop coupling and expand cooperation. This was stated by Andrey Slepnev, Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, speaking at the session "Structural economic crisis and pandemic: seeking a new geopolitical and socioeconomic order (Europe, Eurasia, USA, China)" within the Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona.

German business is proposed to more actively use EAEU market opportunities
23 October | Integration and Macroeconomics

The Eurasian Economic Commission proposes to intensify cooperation within the Greater Eurasian space by establishing a dialogue between key regional integration associations and States. This was stated by Goar Barseghyan, Director of the EEC Integration Development Department, at the 4th Conference "Eurasian Economic Union: importance, achievements and development prospects" for the German business in the EAEU held on October 22.

EEC discussed implementing transport policy in EAEU
22 October | Energy and infrastructure

Issues of implementing the Main Directions and Stages of the Coordinated (Agreed) Transport Policy of the Eurasian Economic Union Member States and the possibility of resuming passenger service by various modes of transport in the EAEU were discussed by attendees of the 18th meeting of the Advisory Committee on Transport and Infrastructure of the Eurasian Economic Commission held on October 21 via videoconferencing.