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Prospects for cooperation between EAEU and Thailand discussed at business forum

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Issues of restoring trade and economic cooperation after the COVID-19 pandemic were the focus of attention at the Russia-Thailand Business Forum held on July 22 via videoconferencing.

The Eurasian Economic Commission was represented by Goar Barseghyan, Director of Integration Development Department. She told about current trade and economic relations between the EAEU States and the Kingdom of Thailand, noting successful meeting of the joint working group first held between the EEC and the Kingdom Government on interaction within implementing the Memorandum of Cooperation.

"Having signed the Memorandum, we have created a good platform for developing trade and economic relations between the Union countries and Thailand. Thailand's export potential for the business community was presented during the first meeting of the working group. It is required to continue this work, hold the next meeting of the working group as well as organize joint "EAEU-Thailand" business forum," Goar Barseghyan noted.

During the forum, participants discussed initiatives on restoring trade and business activity, including potential investment cooperation, resuming air flights between the countries as well as the MIR Payment System entering the Thai market.

The Russia-Thailand Forum was organized by the Russia-ASEAN Business Council, the Russian-Thai Business Council, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and the Federation of Industry of Thailand. Valery Barchenko, Chairman of the Russian-Thai Business Council, Ivan Polyakov, Chairman of the Russia-ASEAN Business Council, Evgeny Tomikhin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Thailand, and Thanatip Upatising, Ambassador of Thailand to the Russian Federation, spoke at the Forum.

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The Memorandum of Cooperation between the EEC and the Kingdom of Thailand was signed on November 19, 2018 in Bangkok. As part of implementing the Memorandum, a joint working group was established, the first meeting of which was held on June 4, 2019.​

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