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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.

EEC Council increased import duty on low-density ethylene polymers to 6.5% for one year
18 September | Chairman of the EEC Board | Trade

The Eurasian Economic Commission’s Council has supported the initiative proposal submitted by the Russian Federation to register certain types of ethylene polymers in primary forms not manufactured in the territory of the EAEU as well as low-density ethylene polymers manufactured in sufficient quantities, in the Single Commodity Nomenclature of Foreign Economic Activity of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Sergei Glazyev: "As part of coupling the EAEU and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, the share of settlements in national currencies should grow significantly"
17 September | Integration and Macroeconomics

The Eurasian Economic Union countries are gradually switching to payments in national currencies within the Union. That’s exactly what we should also strive for in trade with China, Sergei Glazyev, Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, stated on September 16 during the online conference "Which path will the EAEU countries and China choose?".

EEC to hold separate meeting with potential operators of transboundary e-commerce
16 September | Trade

The second meeting of the high-level working group on transboundary e-commerce was held. Representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Member States have discussed creating and developing the concept of “e-commerce operators”, problematics of bonded warehouses as well as applying technical regulation measures within transboundary e-commerce.

EEC Board adopted guidelines for conducting bioequivalence studies of medicines in high-tech dosage forms
16 September | Chairman of the EEC Board | Technical Regulation

The Eurasian Economic Commission’s Board has adopted two guidelines regulating the formulation development and confirmation of equivalent efficiency and safety of micellar solutions and nanomedicines.

EEC Board adopted recommendation on consumer rights protection
16 September | Chairman of the EEC Board | Technical Regulation

The Eurasian Economic Commission's Board has adopted a recommendation whereby the Commission and the authorized authorities of the Eurasian Economic Union countries will exchange information on consumer rights protection issues.

EAEU begins joint studies on prospects for concluding free trade agreements with Mongolia and Indonesia
15 September | Trade

The Eurasian Economic Commission’s Council has decided to form joint research groups (JRG) to study the expediency of concluding free trade agreements with Mongolia and Indonesia. According to experts, trade and economic relations with these countries have significant undeveloped potential.

Draft Memorandum between EEC and EAG on combating money laundering approved
15 September | Economy and financial policy

On September 15, the EEC Board approved a draft Memorandum between the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering (EAG). The document is aimed at expanding the framework and format of cooperation between the EEC and the EAG as well as its participants’ opportunities to use the potential and best practices.

EAEU reached arrangement on introducing dairy products marking
14 September | Chairman of the EEC Board | Trade

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has reached fundamental arrangements on introducing the marking of certain dairy products as the Member States express their readiness. A prohibition on unmarked products circulation can be introduced not earlier than the specific timeframe which has been discussed and is now being eventually determined. The envisaged implementation dates are enshrined in the draft resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation that has declared its readiness to introduce the marking.

EEC and Korean Agency for Technology and Standards discussed possible cooperation on technical regulation
14 September | Technical Regulation

Technical regulation mechanisms have a great significance for developing trade between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries and the Republic of Korea. This was stated by Timur Nurashev, Director of Technical Regulation and Accreditation Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), on September 10 at a working meeting on technical regulation issues held via videoconferencing with representatives of the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS).

EEC discussed possible creation of Eurasian direct investment fund under AIFC
11 September | Integration and Macroeconomics

The Eurasian Economic Commission jointly with the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) held a seminar on activities of development institutions in the Eurasian Economic Union.