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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.

Chairman of the EEC Board Tigran Sargsyan: “India is a huge market, and our companies would like to achieve a strong position there”
01 March | Chairman of the EEC Board

On March 1, the Chairman of the EEC Board Tigran Sargsyan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Russian Federation D. Bala Venkatesh Varma met at the headquarters of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).

World Health Organization noted progress of EAEU countries in combating major non-communicable diseases
27 February | Technical Regulation

The quality and safety of food products in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) market, the identification of antibiotic residues and other hazardous substances, including trans fats, is under the spotlight of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). The elimination of principal risk factors, including improper feeding, can prevent at least 80% of all heart diseases, apoplectic attacks and diabetes, and 40% of cancers.

EEC Council zeroed out import customs duty rates for a number of polypropylene yarns for carpet production
22 February | Chairman of the EEC Board | Customs cooperation | Trade | Technical Regulation

On February 22, Moscow hosted a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Council, whereon some issues of integration, trade, customs and technical regulation, application of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary measures were discussed.

Development of digital transport technologies to be one of the main directions of the EAEU Digital Agenda
20 February | Energy and infrastructure

This was announced by the Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Energy and Infrastructure of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Emil Kaikiyev on February 19 in Geneva at the 81st session of the Inland Transport Committee of the UN Economic Commission for Europe.

EEC and Indonesia ready to formalize relationships
15 February | Integration and Macroeconomics

The future development of cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and Indonesia with an emphasis on increasing trade and economic cooperation with all countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was a focus of attention during the working meetings of the Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the EEC Tatyana Valovaya held in the government of this country. The talks were held as part of the EEC Delegation’s visit to Jakarta on February 14-15.

EAEU and ASEAN elaborating plans for joint actions
14 February | Integration and Macroeconomics

Plans and algorithms for cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were a major focus of interest of the EEC Board Member – Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics Tatyana Valovaya and the ASEAN’s Deputy Secretary General for Economic Community Aladdin Rillo. Their meeting was held on February 14 as part of the EEC Delegation’s visit to the Republic of Indonesia.

Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran signed Memorandum of Understanding on trade in wheat
12 February | Trade

The Ministries of Agriculture of Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran concluded a tripartite memorandum of understanding on trade in wheat. The arrangement on signing the memorandum has become one of the results of negotiations under the Interim Agreement leading to the formation of a free trade area between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran. The signing ceremony that took place on February 12 in Moscow was attended by the Member of the Board – Minister in charge of trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Veronika Nikishina.

Relations between the EAEU and Cuba demonstrating only positive dynamics
08 February | Chairman of the EEC Board | Integration and Macroeconomics

A number of events devoted to furthering relations between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Republic of Cuba took place in Havana on February 6-8. The delegation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) headed by the Chairman of the Commission’s Board Tigran Sargsyan discussed the issues of further economic cooperation during their working visit to Cuba.

Tigran Sargsyan: “We need to harmonize legislation within our space”
01 February | Chairman of the EEC Board

To avoid appearance of any obstacles on the common market of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), to harmonize approaches and to synchronize actions of national governments it is necessary to enhance the role of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). Such proposal was made by the Chairman of the EEC Board Tigran Sargsyan at the forum “Digital Agenda in the Age of Globalization 2.0. Innovative Ecosystem of Eurasia” in Almaty on February 1.

EIC outcomes: Mechanisms for project implementation approved within the EAEU Digital Agenda, Shipping Agreement signed
01 February | Chairman of the EEC Board | Integration and Macroeconomics | Energy and infrastructure | Internal markets, informatization, information and communication technologies

Implementation of the Digital Agenda, economy, energy industry, transport, international cooperation, macroeconomics and integration in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) became the key topics for discussion at the session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council which took place in Almaty (the Republic of Kazakhstan) on February 01.